Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
852 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

WAZ516-517-200030-
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NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
852 PM PST THU DEC 18 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM
PST SATURDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...LARGE ENERGETIC WAVES WILL MOVE ONTO THE WASHINGTON
  COAST MIDDAY FRIDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. THE HIGH
  SWELL MAY COMBINE WITH A HIGH TIDE TO PRODUCE SOME COASTAL
  FLOODING MIDDAY SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF WILL MAKE IT EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO FISH OR
  OBSERVE WAVES FROM ROCKS FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY.
  SIGNIFICANT WAVE RUN UP ON BEACHES IS LIKELY..,AND BEACH
  EROSION IS POSSIBLE. LOW LYING COASTAL COMMUNITIES SUCH AS
  WESTPORT...OCEAN SHORES AND LA PUSH MAY SEE SOME FLOODING AROUND
  THE SATURDAY HIGH TIDE.

* TIME OF HIGH TIDE...AROUND 11 AM PST SATURDAY ON THE CENTRAL
  AND NORTH WASHINGTON COAST.

* PREDICTED TIDE...AT NEAH BAY THE PREDICTED HIGH TIDE IS AROUND
  10.5 FEET. THE TIDE TABLE PREDICTION IS AROUND 9.2 FEET. TIDAL
  ANOMALIES WILL LIKELY BE HIGHER THAN THIS DUE TO BREAKING WAVE
  ACTION AND TIDAL ANOMALIES WILL BE SIMILAR ALONG THE ENTIRE
  COASTLINE OF NORTH AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON.

* SEAS...23 TO 25 FEET FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY NIGHT AND 20
  TO 22 FEET ON SATURDAY.

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.

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS FLOODING OR BEACH EROSION WILL OCCUR
IF WEATHER CONDITIONS DEVELOP AS PREDICTED. RESIDENTS AND LOCAL
OFFICIALS SHOULD MONITOR THE SITUATION CLOSELY AND BE PREPARED TO
TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION IF A WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

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