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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for South Washington Coast (WAZ021) Washington Issued by the National Weather Service

 

High Surf Advisory High Surf Advisory - South Washington Coast (Washington)


Updated:Wed 25-Nov-20 01:43pm PST
Effective:Wed 25-Nov-20 01:43pm PST
Expires:Thu 26-Nov-20 04:00am PST
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: South Washington Coast
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...high surf advisory remains in effect until 4 am pst thursday...
* what...hazardous surf conditions with breaker heights 20 to 25 feet expected. Heights will gradually decrease tonight.
* where...in washington, south washington coast. In oregon, north oregon coast and central oregon coast.
* when...through 4 am 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. Minor beach erosion may damage coastal properties and buildings.
* additional details...unpredictable sneaker waves will run up farther onto the beaches, lifting or rolling large heavy water soaked logs which can lead to serious injury or death.
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