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WHUS46 KMFR 181058  
CFWMFR  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
258 AM PST THU JAN 18 2018  
 
...EXTREMELY HIGH AND DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS TODAY THROUGH  
THIS EVENING...  
 
ORZ021-022-190000-  
/O.EXT.KMFR.SU.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180119T0700Z/  
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-  
258 AM PST THU JAN 18 2018  
   
..HIGH SURF WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PST THIS EVENING
 
 
* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKER HEIGHTS WILL PEAK AT 30 TO 35 FT TODAY.  
SURF WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE TONIGHT, BUT WILL REMAIN ELEVATED  
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...WAVES WILL RUN UP MUCH HIGHER ON THE BEACHES THAN  
NORMAL. THESE WAVES WILL BE POWERFUL AND 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 ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS 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 WARNING INDICATES THAT DANGEROUS, BATTERING WAVES  
WILL POUND THE SHORELINE. THIS WILL RESULT IN LIFE-THREATENING  
CONDITIONS. STAY OFF JETTIES AND PIERS SINCE THEY CAN BE QUICKLY  
INUNDATED BY THE HEAVY SURF. OR...BETTER YET...JUST STAY AWAY.  
 

 
 

 
 
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