Elev 50 ft, 44.43 °N, 124.08 °W

Waldport, OR

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Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 11:08 PM Dec. 12, 2019 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt
through Midnight Friday night. Seas 17 to 19 ft with a dominant
period of 16 seconds.

* WHERE...Coastal waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head
OR out 10 NM, Coastal waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR
out 10 NM, Waters from Cape Shoalwater WA to Cascade Head OR
from 10 to 60 NM and Waters from Cascade Head to Florence OR
from 10 to 60 NM.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 10:04 AM Dec. 12, 2019 – National Weather Service
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM PST THIS EVENING...


* WHAT...Large waves and hazardous surf conditions expected.

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

* WHEN...From 8 AM to 6 PM PST Thursday.

* 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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...There is also an enhanced threat for
sneaker waves, which can unexpectedly run up the beach even
further than the already large waves.



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.

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