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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:09 AM PST on December 02, 2016

Expires 7:00 PM EST on December 03, 2016


... Beach hazards statement in effect from late tonight through
Saturday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a beach
hazards statement for increased wave runup... which is in effect
from late tonight through Saturday afternoon.

* Hazards... northwest swell around 15 feet will produce 20 foot
breakers in the surf zone.

* Timing... large breakers are expected most of the day on Saturday
with highest potential for dangerous wave runup on beaches late
Saturday afternoon, around high tide.

* Locations include... all beaches, but especially west and
northwest facing beaches.

* Potential impacts... wave runup on beaches will be higher than
normal. Jetties and the surf zone will be especially dangerous.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.Gov/Medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents... longshore currents... sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Caution
should be used when in or near the water. Always keep an eye on
the ocean.





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