Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
952 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

ORZ001-002-WAZ021-230000-
/O.CON.KPQR.CF.Y.0004.141222T1800Z-141223T0000Z/
NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-
952 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON FOR THE NORTH OREGON AND CENTRAL OREGON COAST...AND THE
SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* TIDES: THE OBSERVED HIGH TIDE LATE SUNDAY MORNING WAS OBSERVED
  AROUND 11 FT AT TOKE POINT AND SOUTH BEACH...AND 11.5 FT AT
  ASTORIA WITH TIDAL ANOMALIES OF AROUND 1.5 FT. WITH HIGHER
  ASTRONOMICAL TIDES BUT LOWER TIDAL ANOMALIES...THE COMBINED HIGH
  TIDE AROUND 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON SHOULD BE ABOUT THE SAME OR
  SLIGHTLY LOWER THAN YESTERDAY.

* RIVER FLOWS: FLOW ON THE COASTAL RIVERS REMAINS HIGH AS A RESULT
  OF RECENT ABUNDANT RAINFALL. WHILE FLOWS WILL BE DECREASING IN
  THE NEXT 12 HOURS...THEY WILL REMAIN HIGH ENOUGH FOR THE MIDDAY
  HIGH TIDE TO CONTRIBUTE TO MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW.

* TIMING: MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW CAN AGAIN BE EXPECTED DURING THE
  HIGH TIDE AROUND 1 PM MONDAY WITH IMPACTS LIKELY OCCURRING
  BETWEEN 10 AM AND 4 PM.

* IMPACTS: AFFECTED LOCATIONS WILL INCLUDE LOW LYING AREAS NEAR
  BAYS AND SLOUGHS...HIGHWAY 101...AND THE LOWER REACHES OF
  COASTAL RIVERS. LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE CITY OF ASTORIA...NEAR
  HIGHWAY 101 IN TILLAMOOK...AND HIGHWAY 126 EAST OF FLORENCE WERE
  IMPACTED SUNDAY AND MAY ALSO SEE MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW TODAY.
  THESE IMPACTS SHOULD EASE AS THE TIDE MOVES OUT AGAIN LATER THIS
  AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE COAST.

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