Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
426 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

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NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
426 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS
MORNING TO 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* HIGH SURF WILL MAKE IT DANGEROUS TO FISH OR OBSERVE THE SURF
  TODAY. SNEAKER WAVES COULD SURPRISE UNWARY BEACH WALKERS. WAVES
  MIGHT BREAK ON JETTIES AND BREAKWATERS. WAVES WILL RUN UP HIGH
  ON THE BEACHES AND SOME EROSION IS POSSIBLE.

* TIDAL OVERFLOW IS LIKELY LATE THIS MORNING AND A COASTAL FLOOD
  ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. HIGH TIDE ALONG THE COAST TODAY WILL BE
  FROM AROUND 10 AM TIL NOON. DUE TO LOW PRESSURE OVER THE REGION
  TIDAL ANOMALIES EARLY THIS MORNING WERE AROUND 1.8 FEET AT 4 AM.
  ADDING THAT ANOMALY TO THE TIDE TABLE PREDICTION GIVES A HIGH
  TIDE AT WESTPORT LATE THIS MORNING NEAR 12 FEET AND FOR LA PUSH
  AROUND 11 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION. THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS
AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE
SHORE.

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