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High Surf Advisory

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RA10000. Oct 16, 2019 21:59:15
Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Portland OR
957 PM PDT Wed Oct 16 2019

ORZ001-002-WAZ021-171300-
/O.CON.KPQR.SU.Y.0004.191017T1800Z-191018T0600Z/
North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
957 PM PDT Wed Oct 16 2019

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
THURSDAY…

* SURF…Breaking waves to 25 feet possible.

* IMPACTS…Unpredictable and destructive waves may wash over
beaches, jetties and other structures with no warning. Beach
erosion is possible. This is not a time to be near the water.
There is an enhanced possibility for sneaker waves.

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.

Keep away from large logs on the beach. Sneaker waves can run up
on the beach lifting or rolling these extremely heavy logs.
People have been injured after being caught under these logs from
sneaker wave action.

It can be very dangerous to venture near the coast under high
surf conditions. People at times are swept off rocks and jetties
and drown while observing high surf. Stay well back from the
waters edge and be alert for the exceptionally high wave.

http://www.weather.gov/portland

High Surf Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message…UPDATED
National Weather Service Portland OR
919 AM PDT Wed Oct 16 2019

North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
919 AM PDT Wed Oct 16 2019

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT
THURSDAY…

* SURF…Breaking waves to 25 feet possible.

* IMPACTS…Unpredictable and destructive waves may wash over
beaches, jetties and other structures with no warning. Beach
erosion is possible. This is not a time to be near the water.
There is an enhanced possibility for sneaker waves.

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.

Keep away from large logs on the beach. Sneaker waves can run up
on the beach lifting or rolling these extremely heavy logs.
People have been injured after being caught under these logs from
sneaker wave action.

It can be very dangerous to venture near the coast under high
surf conditions. People at times are swept off rocks and jetties
and drown while observing high surf. Stay well back from the
waters edge and be alert for the exceptionally high wave.

http://www.weather.gov/portland

Fire Weather Watch

North Oregon Coast Range-
East Slopes of the Central Oregon Coast Range-
721 AM PDT Mon Aug 26 2019

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 602 AND 603…

* Affected Area…In Oregon…Fire Weather Zone 602 North Oregon
Coast Range and Fire Weather Zone 603 East Slopes of the
Central Oregon Coast Range.

* Winds…Northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Wind
decreasing in zone 603 Tuesday evening.

* Relative Humidity…Generally 15 to 25 percent.

* Impacts…Conditions may be favorable for rapid fire spread
which may threaten life and property. Use extra caution with
potential ignition sources, especially in grassy areas.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings