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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
212 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HIGH SURF THROUGH LATE SATURDAY EVENING...

.LARGE SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE LARGE BREAKING WAVES ALONG
THE SOUTHERN OREGON COAST THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. HIGH SURF IS
EXPECTED TO PEAK THIS EVENING...AND THEN PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING BEFORE SUBSIDING.

ORZ021-022-201200-
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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
212 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST
SATURDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF: LARGE SWELLS WILL PRODUCE BREAKING WAVES OF 24
  TO 28 FEET IN THE SURF ZONE THROUGH TONIGHT. BREAKERS WILL
  DIMINISH SATURDAY MORNING BUT REMAIN ABOVE 20 FEET THROUGH
  SATURDAY EVENING.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED: LARGE BREAKERS WILL AFFECT ALL
  COASTAL AREAS THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. HOWEVER...SOUTH GALES
  ARE LIKELY TO WORSEN BREAKING WAVE IMPACTS AT AND AROUND THE
  TIME OF HIGH TIDE AT SOUTH THROUGH WEST FACING PORTIONS OF THE
  COASTLINE AROUND MIDDAY ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS: LARGE SURF WILL MAKE BEACHES AND JETTIES VERY
  DANGEROUS. WAVES OF THIS MAGNITUDE CAN EASILY SWEEP PEOPLE FROM
  JETTIES INTO THE COLD OCEAN WATER. EVEN IF WAVES DO NOT APPEAR
  TO BE DANGEROUS...LARGE SETS CAN ARRIVE SUDDENLY. DO NOT GO OUT
  ON JETTIES AND USE EXTREME CAUTION AT BEACHES... ESPECIALLY
  AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. DO NOT TURN YOUR BACK ON THE
  OCEAN.

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.

&&

$$

WRIGHT



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