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

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WHUS46 KMFR 031214
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
414 AM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

ORZ021-022-040000-
/O.CON.KMFR.BH.S.0006.000000T0000Z-161204T0000Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
414 AM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* HAZARDS...NORTHWEST SWELL AROUND 16 FEET WILL PRODUCE 23 FOOT
  BREAKERS IN THE SURF ZONE.

* TIMING...LARGE BREAKERS ARE EXPECTED MOST OF THE DAY WITH
  HIGHEST POTENTIAL FOR DANGEROUS WAVE RUNUP ON BEACHES THIS
  AFTERNOON...AROUND HIGH TIDE.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...ALL BEACHES...BUT ESPECIALLY WEST AND
  NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...WAVE RUNUP ON BEACHES WILL BE HIGHER THAN
  NORMAL. JETTIES AND THE SURF ZONE WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  DANGEROUS.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER. ALWAYS KEEP AN EYE ON
THE OCEAN.

&&

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