Coastal Hazard Message

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Portland OR
458 PM PST Thu Feb 25 2021

North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
458 PM PST Thu Feb 25 2021

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM PST
FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Large waves and hazardous surf conditions. Breakers up
to 25 feet.

* WHERE…In Washington, South Washington Coast. In Oregon,
North Oregon Coast and Central Oregon Coast.

* WHEN…From 1 AM to 7 PM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS…Destructive waves may wash over beaches, jetties,
and other structures unexpectedly. People can be swept off
rocks and jetties and drown while observing high surf. Higher
than normal water run-up is expected on beaches and low-lying
shoreline, especially during high tide.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…High tides will occur around 1 AM and 1
PM Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches,
producing rip currents, sneaker waves and beach erosion. Stay
well back from the water’s edge and be alert for exceptionally
high waves.

Keep away from large logs on the beach. Water running up on the
beach can easily lift or roll logs which can injure or kill
someone caught in their path.