Marine Weather Net

Florence OR to Point St. George between 60 and 150 NM Offshore Forecast


15 - 25


10 - 20


5 - 15



The Marine Weather Forecast In Detail:
PZZ815 Forecast Issued: 300 PM PDT Mon Jul 15 2024

Tonight...N Winds 15 To 25 Kt. Seas 5 To 7 Ft.
Tue...N Winds 10 To 20 Kt, Diminishing To 5 To 15 Kt. Seas 5 To 6 Ft.
Tue Night...N Winds 5 To 15 Kt, Diminishing To Less Than 10 Kt. Seas 5 To 6 Ft.
Wed...Variable Winds Less Than 10 Kt, Becoming W. Seas 5 To 6 Ft.
Wed Night...W To Nw Winds Less Than 10 Kt. Seas 5 To 6 Ft.
Thu...W To Sw Winds Less Than 10 Kt. Seas 5 To 6 Ft.
Thu Night...W To Sw Winds Less Than 10 Kt. Seas 5 To 6 Ft.
Fri...Variable Winds Less Than 10 Kt, Becoming N To Nw. Seas 5 To 6 Ft.
Fri Night...N Winds 10 To 15 Kt. Seas 5 To 6 Ft.
Sat...N Winds 15 To 20 Kt. Seas 5 To 6 Ft.
Sat Night...N Winds 15 To 20 Kt. Seas 5 To 6 Ft.
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Medford OR
516pm PDT Monday July 15 2024

Updated 245pm Monday, July 15, 2024...Breezy north winds will continue over most of the waters through tonight with steep, choppy seas. These will gradually diminish as the thermal trough weakens tomorrow with continued light winds and seas through Thursday. The thermal trough will restrengthen Friday into the weekend with possible advisory strength northerly winds and steep seas. -Spilde/Hermansen

Fire Weather
Issued 300pm Sunday July 14, 2024...Thunderstorm potential remains the focus of the forecast efforts through Tuesday. Strong high pressure will linger over the Great Basin region into next week and a weak low pressure will move northward just offshore of the California coast, finally moving out of the region Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms have already kicked off this afternoon, with scattered activity expected to be focused over western Siskiyou County and the Siskiyou Mountains today. Storm coverage will be isolated east of the Cascades, and gusty outflows of 35-45 mph remain a concern with any thunderstorms. Storm motion today over the Siskiyous is from south to north, so it's possible for storms over the Siskiyous to get pushed northward into Jackson/Josephine Counties this afternoon or evening. We're maintaining a Red Flag Warning through 9pm today for lightning on dry fuels, and more details can be found at RFWMFR. High resolution models are showing some returns moving over the region tonight, but the chance for thunder remains fairly low overnight tonight.

For Tuesday, moisture is shifting northward and thunderstorm activity will shift northward as well. The best chances for Tuesday look to be along an arc from southern Lake County northwestward across Klamath County/Crater Lake into fire weather zone 617 and eastern Douglas County east of the I-5 corridor. We'll be in a bit of transition pattern as drier air moves up from the south. The trough will be taking on a negatively tilted orientation which is a common wind maker pattern for us well. Strong gusty south winds are expected across northern California, especially in the Shasta Valley as well as in the Rogue Valley. These strong winds will combine with low daytime RHs to result in near critical to critical fire weather conditions for Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday night into Wednesday, low pressure finally swings through and out of our region. Given the negative tilt of the trough, it could kick off some nocturnal storms, but it looks more like a situation where storms develop along the Douglas/Lane County border and then moves north out of our area. Moisture looks to be well north and east of the region on Wednesday, so thunderstorm chances drop out of the forecast after Wednesday afternoon and typical summer weather conditions return. /BR-y

NOAA Medford OR Office: Watches - Warnings - Advisories
OR...Red Flag Warning until 9pm PDT this evening for ORZ025>622.

Fire Weather Watch from Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening for Ores-617-623>625.
Heat Advisory until 8pm PDT Tuesday for ORZ025-026.

Red Flag Warning from 2pm to 8pm PDT Tuesday for Ores.

CA...Red Flag Warning until 9pm PDT this evening for Caz080-281.

Red Flag Warning from 2pm to 8pm PDT Tuesday for Caws.

PACIFIC COASTAL WATERS...Small Craft Advisory until 2am PDT Tuesday for Pzz350-356-370-376.