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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:40 PM PST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory in effect from 7 am to 4 PM PST Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a high surf
advisory, which is in effect from 7 am to 4 PM PST Wednesday.

* Waves... swells around 20 feet will affect the coast on
Wednesday.

* Some affected locations... the beaches near Westport, Ocean
Shores, Moclips, Taholah, Kalaloch Lodge, and La Push.

* Timing... during the day Wednesday. The largest waves are
expected in the mid to late morning.

* Impacts... these unusually large waves will run farther up the
beaches. There could occasionally be splashing of waves over
levees and other structures. Some beach erosion is possible,
especially near the time of high tide late in the morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.




High Wind Watch
Issued: 1:41 PM PST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from late Wednesday night through
Thursday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from late Wednesday night through
Thursday afternoon.

* Wind... southerly wind 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.
Strongest winds will be along the beaches and near the
shoreline of Grays Harbor.

* Some affected locations... La Push, Neah Bay, Westport, Hoquiam.

* Timing... winds will increase rapidly late Wednesday night and
continue into Thursday.

* Impacts... snapped tree branches and downed trees along with
local power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.





High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:40 PM PST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory in effect from 7 am to 4 PM PST Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a high surf
advisory, which is in effect from 7 am to 4 PM PST Wednesday.

* Waves... swells around 20 feet will affect the coast on
Wednesday.

* Some affected locations... the beaches near Westport, Ocean
Shores, Moclips, Taholah, Kalaloch Lodge, and La Push.

* Timing... during the day Wednesday. The largest waves are
expected in the mid to late morning.

* Impacts... these unusually large waves will run farther up the
beaches. There could occasionally be splashing of waves over
levees and other structures. Some beach erosion is possible,
especially near the time of high tide late in the morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.




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