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Forecast as of 2:29 am PDT on September 24, 2018
Coastal Waters From Cape Blanco Or To Pt. St. George Ca Out 10 Nm-
Gale Warning in effect through late tonight
Today
N wind 20 to 25 kt...rising to 30 kt late afternoon. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, NW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 8 seconds. Areas of smoke.
Tonight
N wind 30 kt...easing to 15 to 20 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N wind 10 to 20 kt...easing to 5 to 10 kt early in the morning. Wind waves 6 to 9 ft. NW swell 1 to 2 ft at 14 seconds. Areas of smoke.
Tue
N wind 10 to 15 kt. Within 5 nm of Brookings southward, N wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 4 to 7 ft. NW swell 2 to 3 ft at 12 seconds. Areas of smoke.
Tue Night
Northern portion, N wind 15 to 20 kt. Brookings southward, N wind 5 to 10 kt...veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft. Areas of smoke.
Wed
Northern portion, N wind 10 kt. Brookings southward, NE wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. NW swell 3 to 4 ft.
Wed Night
Northern portion, N wind 10 to 15 kt. Brookings southward, W wind 5 kt in the evening...becoming variable less than 5 kt. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft. Mixed swell NW 3 ft and SW 1 to 2 ft. Areas of smoke after midnight.
Thu
NE wind 5 kt...backing to NW in the afternoon and evening, then...veering to NE after midnight. Wind waves 3 to 4 ft... becoming 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 ft.
Fri
NE wind 5 kt...backing to W in the afternoon, then... becoming W 5 kt in the evening...backing to se after midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. NW swell 4 ft.
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Marine links for Pt St George to pt Arena and out 60 nm
Coastal waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA out 10 nm
Waters from Cape Mendocino to Pt. Arena CA from 10 to 60 nm
Coastal waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA out 10 nm
Waters from Pt. St. George to Cape Mendocino CA from 10 to 60 nm
Marine links for San Mateo Point to the Mexican border out 60 nm
Humboldt Bay Bar
Coos Bay Bar
Marine links for Coastal waters from Florence Oregon to point St. George California and westward 60 nm.
Waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA from 10 to 60 nm
Coastal waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR out 10 nm
Waters from Florence to Cape Blanco OR from 10 to 60 nm
Coastal waters from Cape Blanco OR to Pt. St. George CA out 10 nm
Marine links for Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater Washington to Florence Oregon and westward 60 nm
Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR out 10 nm
Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR from 10 to 60 nm
Columbia River Bar
Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR out 10 nm
Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR from 10 to 60 nm

Statement as of 2:12 am PDT on September 24, 2018

Gale Warning, Small Craft Advisory


... Gale Warning remains in effect until 5 am PDT Tuesday...
... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 5 am PDT
Wednesday...

* winds: north 25 to 35 kt with gusts to 40 kt, easing to 20 to 25
kt late tonight.

* Seas: steep 6 to 9 feet, except very steep 8 to 11 feet beyond
5 nm from shore and south of Port Orford.

* Areas affected: gales and very steep, hazardous seas are
expected beyond 5 nm from shore and south of Port Orford, with
conditions hazardous to small craft elsewhere.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mfr/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that winds and seas will create a
potential hazard to smaller vessels and inexperienced mariners.

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.






Date Time Tide Type Height
Brookings, Chetco Cove, Oregon
2018-09-24 06:14 PM PDT Low Tide 1.30 feet
2018-09-25 12:12 AM PDT High Tide 6.50 feet
2018-09-25 06:29 AM PDT Low Tide 0.63 feet
2018-09-25 12:40 PM PDT High Tide 6.58 feet
2018-09-25 06:50 PM PDT Low Tide 0.94 feet
2018-09-26 12:52 AM PDT High Tide 6.44 feet
Crescent City, California
2018-09-24 06:10 PM PDT Low Tide 1.30 feet
2018-09-25 12:11 AM PDT High Tide 6.50 feet
2018-09-25 06:25 AM PDT Low Tide 0.63 feet
2018-09-25 12:39 PM PDT High Tide 6.58 feet
2018-09-25 06:46 PM PDT Low Tide 0.94 feet
2018-09-26 12:51 AM PDT High Tide 6.44 feet
Wedderburn, Rogue River, Oregon
2018-09-24 06:26 PM PDT Low Tide 1.19 feet
2018-09-25 12:20 AM PDT High Tide 6.18 feet
2018-09-25 06:41 AM PDT Low Tide 0.58 feet
2018-09-25 12:48 PM PDT High Tide 6.25 feet
2018-09-25 07:02 PM PDT Low Tide 0.87 feet
2018-09-26 01:00 AM PDT High Tide 6.11 feet