Beach Hazards Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Medford OR
210 AM PDT Sun Jul 5 2020

ORZ021-022-060600-
/O.CON.KMFR.BH.S.0007.000000T0000Z-200706T0600Z/
South Central Oregon Coast-Curry County Coast-
210 AM PDT Sun Jul 5 2020

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 11 PM PDT
THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Increased threat of dangerous sneaker waves expected.

* WHERE...Curry County Coast, particularly more south facing
  beaches.

* WHEN...Through 11 pm PDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Despite seemingly calm conditions, sneaker waves can
  sweep up the beach without warning and knock unsuspecting
  people over and drag them out to sea. Shock and hypothermia
  can occur quickly in the cold Pacific waters. Logs and other
  debris can be lifted and floated by these waves, crushing or
  entrapping victims underneath. Never turn your back to the
  ocean.

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Caution should be used when in or near the water. Stay a safe
distance from the water along beaches, rocks, jetties, piers, and
other waterside infrastructure.

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