Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
305 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

WAZ516-517-210400-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140421T0400Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
305 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...LARGE WAVES WILL IMPACT THE NORTH AND CENTRAL
  WASHINGTON COAST THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...A WESTERLY SWELL TRAIN OF 17 TO 20 FEET WITH A DOMINANT
  PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS WILL IMPACT THE COAST THROUGH THIS EVENING.
  SWELL WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY SUBSIDE THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THIS WEEKEND IS A RAZOR CLAM DIGGING WEEKEND FOR THE
  TWIN HARBORS...COPALIS AND MOCLIPS BEACHES. THOSE PLANNING ON
  CLAM DIGGING OR OTHER BEACH ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
  WAVES SUDDENLY RACING FARTHER UP THE BEACH THAN NORMAL.

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. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE ON THIS SITUATION.

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