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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
309 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

WAZ516-517-192230-
/O.NEW.KSEW.SU.Y.0002.140420T0400Z-140421T0000Z/
NORTH COAST-CENTRAL COAST-
309 AM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM
PDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM PDT
SUNDAY.

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

* SEAS...WESTERLY SWELL WITH A DOMINATE PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS WILL
  BUILD TO 15 FEET THIS EVENING...AND TO 16 TO 19 FEET LATE
  TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. SWELL WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE LATER
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND 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 TONIGHT AND SUNDAY 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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