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

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WHUS46 KMFR 172345
CFWMFR

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
345 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.GALE TO STORM FORCE SOUTH WINDS AND WEST SWELL WILL COMBINE TO
PUSH 23 TO 28 FOOT SOUTHWEST BREAKERS ONTO THE COAST LATE THIS
EVENING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

ORZ021-022-181215-
/O.CON.KMFR.SU.Y.0002.170118T0600Z-170119T0300Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
345 PM PST TUE JAN 17 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 PM PST WEDNESDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF...AVERAGE BREAKER HEIGHTS 23 TO 28 FEET...
  LOWEST IN THE VICINITY OF POINT SAINT GEORGE AND BROOKINGS...
  HIGHEST FROM GOLD BEACH TO BANDON.

* TIMING...LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE
  LARGEST WAVES ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...WHILE THE ENTIRE AREA IS EXPECTED TO BE IMPACTED...
  WAVES FROM THIS DIRECTION POSE THE GREATEST RISK TO SOUTH AND
  SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES... JETTIES... AND PORTS SUCH AS PORT
  ORFORD. AREAS WITHIN LINE OF SITE TO THE OPEN OCEAN TO THE
  SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST WILL BE MOST IMPACTED. STAY A SAFE
  DISTANCE FROM THE OCEAN... BEACHES... JETTIES... AND
  HEADLANDS... SECURE BOATS... AND NEVER TURN YOUR BACK TO THE
  OCEAN.

* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MEDFORD/HAZARD

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.

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