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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:56 PM PST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory in effect until 10 PM PST Wednesday...
... High surf warning is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Medford has replaced the high surf
warning with a high surf advisory... which is in effect until 10
PM PST Wednesday.

* Waves and surf... very heavy long-period west swell will continue
to produce average breaking wave heights of 20 to 26 feet.

* Timing... now through Wednesday.

* Locations... all beach areas will be impacted by these large,
powerful waves.

* Impacts... hazardous surf will cause very large waves to run up
much higher on the beaches than normal. These powerful waves
can sweep people off jetties and other exposed rocks. They can
also easily move large logs and other beach debris. Bar
crossings and the surf zone will be very hazardous due to
strong currents and breaking waves.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mfr/hazard

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.





High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:56 PM PST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory in effect until 10 PM PST Wednesday...
... High surf warning is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Medford has replaced the high surf
warning with a high surf advisory... which is in effect until 10
PM PST Wednesday.

* Waves and surf... very heavy long-period west swell will continue
to produce average breaking wave heights of 20 to 26 feet.

* Timing... now through Wednesday.

* Locations... all beach areas will be impacted by these large,
powerful waves.

* Impacts... hazardous surf will cause very large waves to run up
much higher on the beaches than normal. These powerful waves
can sweep people off jetties and other exposed rocks. They can
also easily move large logs and other beach debris. Bar
crossings and the surf zone will be very hazardous due to
strong currents and breaking waves.

* View the hazard area in detail at
https://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mfr/hazard

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.





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