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

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

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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
546 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST FRIDAY...
...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM FRIDAY TO 10 PM PST
SATURDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKER HEIGHTS OF 22 TO 25 FEET ARE EXPECTED
  THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. BREAKERS WILL INCREASE TO 28 TO 33 FEET
  FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...ALL SOUTHERN OREGON BEACHES.

* IMPACTS...WAVE RUNUP ON BEACHES WILL BE MUCH HIGHER THAN NORMAL.
  STAY OFF THE JETTIES. BAR CROSSINGS...JETTIES AND THE SURF ZONE
  WILL BE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS DUE TO STRONG CURRENTS AND 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.

A HIGH SURF WARNING INDICATES THAT DANGEROUS...BATTERING WAVES
WILL POUND THE SHORELINE. THIS WILL RESULT IN VERY DANGEROUS
SWIMMING CONDITIONS AND DEADLY RIP CURRENTS.

&&

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