SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

DATE: October 30, 2013 3:19:57 PM PDT

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASTORIA...CANNON BEACH...TILLAMOOK...

LINCOLN CITY...NEWPORT...FLORENCE...RAYMOND...LONG BEACH...

CATHLAMET

219 PM PDT WED OCT 30 2013

...BREEZY WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS THIS WEEKEND...

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION ON SATURDAY. GUSTY SOUTH

WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 50 TO 55 MPH ARE LIKELY LATE

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING...THEN BECOME WESTERLY BY

SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY EASE SATURDAY EVENING.

WITH ALL OF THE WIND...WAVES ON THE PACIFIC WILL BE BUILDING. SEAS MAY

REACH 15 TO 20 FT ON SATURDAY. LATER SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND

SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST SWELL OF 18 TO 22 FEET WILL ARRIVE. IN

ADDITION...THIS LARGER SWELL WILL COINCIDE WITH THE TIME OF

RATHER HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES. THIS MAY RESULT IN MINOR COASTAL

FLOODING ON THE LONG BEACH PENINSULA AND OTHER LOCAL LOW LYING

AREAS NEAR THE BEACHES.

THIS WOULD NOT BE A TIME TO BE IN OR NEAR THE SURF ZONE...OR

EXPLORING THE ROCKS AND JETTIES. SUDDEN WAVES COULD KNOCK A PERSON

OFF BALANCE...AND INTO THE COLD WATERS OF THE PACIFIC.

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