Weather Alerts for South Washington Coast

Issued by the National Weather Service

Beach Hazards Statement  BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT   Beach Hazards Statement
SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST

Areas Affected:
South Washington Coast
Effective: Sun, 1/17 2:45pm Updated: Mon, 1/18 4:53am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 1/18 9:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...
* WHAT...Sneaker waves possible.
* WHERE...In Washington, South Washington Coast. In Oregon,
Central Oregon Coast and North Oregon Coast.
* WHEN...Through Monday evening.
* IMPACTS...Sneaker waves can run up on the beach, lifting or
rolling large heavy water soaked logs which can lead to
serious injury or death. Sneaker waves can also easily sweep
someone out to sea unexpectedly.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Keep children and pets close to you and
away from the surf zone. Keep off of jetties, rocks and logs
near the surf zone. If you see someone swept into the sea do
not swim in after them. Call 911 and keep an eye on them until
help arrives.

Information:
Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.