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UPDATE: New High Wind Warning for Oregon Coast, More Beach Hazards
High wind watch for Sat through Sunday morning, with gusts up to 60 mph possible

New Oregon Coast Warnings: Stay off Beaches for Entire Weekend
High surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach erosion

Video: Damage, Injuries on Oregon Coast Extensive; One Death
Waves as high as 60 feet in some places pummeled the beaches, resulting in evacuated businesses, destroyed property. Weather

Lincoln City's Holidays and Frivolities: December Highlights for Central Oreg...
Making plenty of waves in December: Lincoln City events

Sun and Some Wild Waves for Oregon Coast This Week
A lot of sun is coming to the Oregon coast, along with some sizable waves

Shark Sightings on N. Oregon Coast Cause for Warnings Around Pacific City
There have been sometimes more than one sighting per day. Beach safety

Oregon Coast Warnings: Crabbing Closure, Sick Sea Lions May Affect Dogs
ODFW has some bad news about crabbing on the southern Oregon coast and about sea lions with diseases. Safety. Seaside, Astoria

Oregon Coast Travel: Difficult But Comic Lessons the Beach Can Teach
Yet the beach has a way of showing you who's boss. Sometimes it's funny. Cape Kiwanda, Newport bayfront, safety, Lincoln City

Update: Huge Waves, Foam on Oregon Coast: No Evidence of Missing People
Gargantuan waves and foam created a spectacle, but two are still missing at sea. Beach safety, science

Video: Deadly Holes Hiding in Oregon Coast Surf
Summer brings all kinds of wonders to the Oregon coast, but it also brings a deadly secret hiding in the waves. Science

Video: Five Things You Need to Know About Oregon Coast Labor Day Weeken
a few tips and warnings about what to do and not do

Hidden Summer Danger of Oregon Coast No One Talks About
Some parts of the tideline could drop suddenly a few feet to as much as ten feet, and you run the risk of drowning. Safety

Oregon Coast Labor Weekend Advice: Lodging, Traffic, Gas
Some tips and warnings for the holiday weekend. Summer, travel tips





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Watching Storms Safely on the Oregon Coast Officials get fairly worried when this part of the year comes along, as beach safety is a concern year-round. but even more so when those attractive, monster waves start rolling in and crowds start arriving to watch

Tips for Spotting A Sneaker Wave - in Oregon or Any Other Beach It doesn't take big storms to create wonton ocean surges. Sneaker waves can happen even in somewhat calm conditions

Can You Swim in the Pacific Ocean on the Oregon Coast? While there is no real official stand on this by Oregon tourism or state authorities, the general answer is: yes, sort of - but that doesn't mean you should.

Can I Drive on Oregon Coast Beaches? Rules, Regulations for Cars, Vehicles

Pet Safety Tips for Your Dog on the Oregon Coast
Beach safety is something you have to keep in mind not only for yourself but for your pet as well Places not to go with your dog on the coast, and beaches where they will have fun plenty of fun

Surprising Unknown Rules of the Oregon Coast There's a lot coastal tourism entities haven't told you: beach fires, camping, dogs, running out of gas

Oregon Coast Safety Reminders for Holiday: No Fireworks, Camping on Beaches It turns shooting off fireworks on all Oregon beaches is against the law, and camping on the beaches is prohibited on most of the coast

Oregon Coast Beach Safety from Oregon State Parks and Recreation

Live Earthquake, Tsunami Updates from Oregon Coast, Washington. B.C., California, Alaska

Oregon Coast Weather - latest warnings, advisories

Latest in Oregon Coast Tsunami Debris News - How to Report Tsunami Debris


Oregon Coast Tsunami Warning Sparks Awareness Campaign
23 Jan 2018 at 8:32am
ACROSS OREGON - From the American Red Cross Cascades Region: The Red Cross is urging residents of Oregon and Southwest Washington to take preparedness actions following a tsunami watch along the U.S. Pacific Coast ... Cross tsunami safety tips to keep ...

Concerns surrounding downtown Portland safety after deadly weekend shooting
22 Jan 2018 at 9:28am
A tsunami watch has been canceled for the Oregon and Washington coast after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake that hit off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday morning. A tsunami watch has been canceled for the Oregon and Washington coast after a 7.9 magnitude ...

Surfers brave the storm on Oregon coast
22 Jan 2018 at 3:50am
Despite the stormy conditions on the Florence coast early Sunday morning ... Franklin encourages surfers to make safety a top priority. "Know your currents," he said. "There are situtions you can get in where you can't get back into the beach.

Woman who fell from airport shuttle awarded $476,500
23 Jan 2018 at 7:50am
A 74-year-old Milwaukie, OR, woman was awarded $476,500 by an Oregon jury who said the airport shuttle service ... t offer her a step stool or a hand out of the shuttle to ensure her safety. Kohut, who is a regular customer of the shuttle service, claims ...

Magnitude 8.2 earthquake hits off coast of Alaska
23 Jan 2018 at 5:24am
... were issued for the US west coast ? the entire coasts of California and Oregon and part of Washington state. In Alaska, authorities urged coast dwellers to seek safety. ?If you are located in this coastal area, move inland to higher ground,? the ...

Watch: Man stranded by high tide on Oregon coast rescued
15 Jan 2018 at 5:30am
(KOIN) ? A man, stranded by high tide on the Oregon coast, was hoisted and rescued by the Coast Guard on Sunday afternoon. An aircrew lifted the man to safety in a helicopter at Hug Point near Cannon Beach. After the rescue, the man was delivered to ...

Unpredictability, potential damage complicate tsunami preparedness plans
23 Jan 2018 at 9:38am
According to Patrick Corcoran, a hazards outreach specialist at Oregon State University and the Oregon ... and signs along the coast to direct people to safety. People are urged to recognize natural warning signs as well and be prepared.

Tsunami evacuation maps for Lane, Douglas, Coos and Curry counties in Oregon
23 Jan 2018 at 9:19am
And if you live or play on the Oregon Coast, take a moment to study the tsunami inundation map to know which areas are in potential danger - and where to go to reach safety in the event of a tsunami.








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