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

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WHUS46 KMFR 210004
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
404 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH SURF THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING...

.LARGE SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE LARGE BREAKING WAVES ALONG
THE SOUTHERN OREGON COAST THROUGH THIS EVENING.

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SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-
404 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF: LARGE SWELLS WILL PRODUCE BREAKING WAVES
  AROUND OF 20 FEET IN THE SURF ZONE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED: LARGE BREAKERS WILL AFFECT ALL
  COASTAL AREAS THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* 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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