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WHUS46 KMFR 052101  
CFWMFR  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
201 PM PDT WED JUN 5 2024  
 
ORZ021-022-060300-  
/O.CON.KMFR.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-240606T0300Z/  
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-  
201 PM PDT WED JUN 5 2024  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...ABNORMALLY HIGH WAVES AND SURF EXPECTED DUE TO A LATE  
SEASON WEST 10 TO 13 FT SWELL, WHICH COULD LEAD TO HAZARDOUS  
BEACH CONDITIONS.  
 
* WHERE...BEACHES OF CURRY, COOS AND DOUGLAS COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...THROUGH 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...THIS LATE SEASON SWELL WILL RESULT IN SURF HEIGHTS OF  
16 TO 19 FT, WHICH IS UNCOMMON FOR THE BEACHES IN JUNE. BEACH  
GOERS MAY BE CAUGHT OFF GUARD BY THESE SURF HEIGHTS, ESPECIALLY  
IF NOT FAMILIAR WITH THE PACIFIC OCEAN.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... IF CAUGHT OFF GUARD, PEOPLE COULD BE  
KNOCKED OFF THEIR FEET AND PULLED INTO THE COLD OCEAN WATERS,  
RESULTING IN HYPOTHERMIA OR WORSE.  
 
* VIEW THE HAZARD AREA IN DETAIL AT  
HTTPS://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/MAP/?WFO=MFR  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
AVOID CLIMBING ON ROCKS AND JETTIES. STAY AWAY FROM THE OCEAN AND  
REMAIN OUT OF THE WATER TO AVOID HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.  
 
IF YOU SEE SOMEONE GET SWEPT INTO THE OCEAN, DO NOT GO AFTER  
THEM. INSTEAD, CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 

 
 
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