« View county listHigh Surf Warning
South Central Oregon Coast-Curry County Coast-
318 AM PST Wed Jan 17 2018
...HIGH SURF WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 AM PST FRIDAY...
* Waves and Surf...Breaker heights will increase to 25 to 30 ft
tonight and peak at 30 to 35 ft Thursday. Surf will then begin
to subside, but will remain elevated Thursday night through
* Timing...A long period of dangerous surf conditions is expected.
Breaker heights will be commonly above 25 feet tonight through
Friday morning. Surf conditions will be at their worst late
tonight through Thursday.
* Impacts...Waves will run up much higher on the beaches than
normal. These waves will be powerful and can sweep people off
jetties and other exposed rocks. They can also easily move
large logs and other beach debris. Bar crossings and the surf
zone will be especially dangerous due to strong currents and
* View the hazard area in detail at
A High Surf Warning indicates that dangerous, battering waves
will pound the shoreline. This will result in life-threatening
conditions. Stay off jetties and piers since they can be quickly
inundated by the heavy surf. Or...better yet...just stay away.