Astoria Communications non-emergency lines will be down for maintenance on 01/20/2022 From 6 AM – 7AM

The City of Astoria phone system will be down on Thursday January 20, 2022 between 6:00 AM and 7:00 AM for routine maintenance.  This outage will also affect the non-emergency communications lines for Astoria Emergency Communications Center.  The lines will be back in service no later than 7:00 AM.  People wishing to contact  Astoria Police Department may temporarily call  Seaside Police Department at 503-738-6311 during the outage.  If you have an emergency, 911 lines will be in service and operational.

Coastal Hazard Message

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Portland OR
1108 PM PST Sat Jan 15 2022

North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
1108 PM PST Sat Jan 15 2022

…BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST SUNDAY…

* WHAT…Sneaker waves possible.

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

* WHEN…Until 7 AM PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS…Waves can run up significantly farther on a beach
than normal, including over rocks and jetties. Sneaker waves
can suddenly knock people off of their feet and quickly pull
them into the frigid ocean which may lead to serious injury or
drowning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The continuing sneaker wave threat is
resulting from ocean conditions not caused by the Tsunami. The
Tsunami threat has ended, but sneaker waves remain possible
due to long period swells.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.

TSUNAMI ADVISORY

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Portland, OR
502 AM PST Sat Jan 15 2022

…TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST AND
OREGONS NORTH AND CENTRAL COAST….

North Oregon Coast-Central Oregon Coast-South Washington Coast-
Including the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Tillamook, Netarts,
Pacific City, Lincoln City, Newport, Cape Foulweather, Yachats,
Florence, Raymond, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Naselle, Cathlamet,
and Cape Disappointment
502 AM PST Sat Jan 15 2022

…TSUNAMI ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST AND
OREGONS NORTH AND CENTRAL COAST…

* LOCAL IMPACTS…A tsunami capable of producing strong currents
that may be hazardous to swimmers…boats…and coastal structures
is expected. Widespread inundation is NOT expected.

* RECOMMENDED ACTIONS…
If you are located in this coastal area…move off the beach
and out of harbors and marinas. Do not go to the coast to
watch the tsunami. Be alert to instructions from your local
emergency officials

* FORECAST TSUNAMI START TIMES…
Newport Oregon 0830 AM PST on Jan 15
Seaside Oregon 0845 AM PST on Jan 15
Long Beach Washington 0835 AM PST on Jan 15

Tsunamis often arrive as a series of waves or surges which
could be dangerous for many hours after the first wave arrival.
The first tsunami wave or surge may not be the highest in the series.

* FORECAST PEAK TSUNAMI WAVE HEIGHTS…1 to 3 feet.

* OBSERVED TSUNAMI WAVE HEIGHTS FROM EARLIER…1 to 2.5 ft waves
observed in Hawaii.

* The first wave may not be the largest so later waves may be
larger.

* PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION… An underwater volcanic
eruption occured at 827 PM PST on Jan 14 2022 near the Tonga
Islands.

* TIDE INFORMATION…
Willapa Bay…Low tide of 0.1 ft at 606 PM PST on Jan 15.
High tide of 9.5 ft at 1054 AM PST on Jan 15.
Astoria…Low tide of -0.0 ft at 628 PM PST on Jan 15. High
tide of 9.1 ft at 1107 AM PST on Jan 15.
Garibaldi…Low tide of 0.0 ft at 530 PM PST on Jan 15. High
tide of 8.8 ft at 1033 AM PST on Jan 15.
Newport…Low tide of 0.1 ft at 515 PM PST on Jan 15. High
tide of 8.8 ft at 1005 AM PST on Jan 15.
Florence…Low tide of 0.1 ft at 524 PM PST on Jan 15. High
tide of 7.8 ft at 1007 AM PST on Jan 15.

This product will be updated as new information becomes available.
Stay tuned to your local news source and NOAA weather radio for
further information and updates.