Curry County Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:14 AM PST Dec. 3, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 4 PM PST this
afternoon...

* hazards... northwest swell around 16 feet will produce 23 foot
breakers in the surf zone.

* Timing... large breakers are expected most of the day with
highest potential for dangerous wave runup on beaches this
afternoon... around high tide.

* Locations include... all beaches... but especially west and
northwest facing beaches.

* Potential impacts... wave runup on beaches will be higher than
normal. Jetties and the surf zone will be especially
dangerous.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents... longshore currents... sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution
should be used when in or near the water. Always keep an eye on
the ocean.




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