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WHUS46 KMFR 181134  
CFWMFR  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
334 AM PST TUE DEC 18 2018  
 
ORZ021-022-190000-  
/O.CON.KMFR.SU.W.0002.000000T0000Z-181220T0600Z/  
SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON COAST-CURRY COUNTY COAST-  
334 AM PST TUE DEC 18 2018  
 
...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS 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 25 TO 30  
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 WARNING INDICATES THAT DANGEROUS, BATTERING WAVES  
WILL POUND THE SHORELINE. THIS WILL RESULT IN LIFE-THREATENING  
CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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