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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1221 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

ORZ021-022-201200-
/O.CON.KMFR.SU.Y.0003.170120T0000Z-170121T0000Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
1221 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKER HEIGHTS OF 22 TO 25 FEET ARE
  EXPECTED. HIGHEST BREAKERS WILL OCCUR ON WEST FACING BEACHES.
  HIGHER BREAKERS ARE LIKELY TO FOLLOW FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
  SATURDAY AND MAY REACH A PEAK AROUND 35 FEET EARLY SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...WAVE RUNUP ON BEACHES WILL BE MUCH HIGHER THAN
  NORMAL. JETTIES AND THE SURF ZONE WILL BE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS
  DUE TO STRONG BREAKING WAVE ACTION. USE EXTRA CAUTION ALONG
  AND NEAR THE COAST DURING THIS TIME PERIOD 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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