High Surf Advisory

NORTH OREGON COAST-
242 PM PST FRI FEB 7 2020

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST SATURDAY…
…COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST SATURDAY…

* WHAT….HIGH SURF AND TIDAL OVERFLOW FLOODING EXPECTED.

* WHERE…NORTH OREGON COAST.

* WHEN…UNTIL 7 PM PST SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS…A TOTAL TIDE APPROACHING 10 FT WILL OCCUR AT HIGH
TIDE. THIS WILL GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS NEAR THE COAST.
HISTORICALLY, SIMILAR CONDITIONS IN THE PAST HAVE RESULTED IN
THE MINOR FLOODING OF HIGHWAY 101 NEAR SEASIDE, NEHALEM, AND/OR
TILLAMOOK. WATER HAS COVERED PARTS OF FRAZIER RD, MIAMI FOLEY RD
AT MILEPOST 1, AS WELL AS THE INTERSECTION NEAR ALDERBROOK AND
POSSETTI ROAD.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA, PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS, SNEAKER WAVES AND
LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT TIDAL OVERFLOW FLOODING IS
EXPECTED. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR RISING WATER, AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY