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Heavy Ice / Snow for Oregon Coast Range, Valley, Even Beaches
Winter storm warnings are up for all of Oregon over the weekend, cautioning of snow and then freezing rain

Wild Oregon Coast Week: Whales, Wowing Waves, NY Eve, Polar Plunges
Some massive waves, good sun breaks, a lot of whales and bundles of fun for New Year's Eve. Lincoln City events, Manzanita events, Yachats events, Depoe Bay events

Oregon Coast Science: New Whale Tech, Wave Energy Test Facility
A massive wave energy test facility will be built off the central Oregon coast

Some Sun, Big Waves for Oregon Coast - and a Safety Warning
After 2 Deaths Stormy waves will interfere with whale watching; two visitors died last week. Science, beach safety

Top Ten Reasons to Hit the Oregon Coast This Weekend
Big waves, lots of holiday events, and some interesting creatures to see both on shore and ocean

Oregon Coast Range to Get Icy, Dicey for Shorter Time
Snow advisory until noon, snow levels at 500 and even beaches may get dusting

Oregon Coast Range Highways to Get Snow; Huge Waves Continue
Snow will start hitting the higher elevations around Sunday night, lasting for a few days. Weather

20-ft Surf on Oregon Coast Prompts Advisory
Big, spectacular but dangerous: that's what's in store for the Oregon coast Monday and Tuesday

Holiday Storm: Wind Warning, Big Waves, Flood Watch for Oregon Coast
Over the holiday weekend: a high wind warning, a flood watch and some mighty waves

Wet, Windy Thanksgiving for Oregon Coast; Snow in Cascades
Just some good ol' fashioned storms for the beaches and big waves

High Wind Warning for Oregon Coast; King Tides After Weekend
A wind warning is now in effect for the entire upper half of the Oregon coast, in effect until 8 a.m.

Big Waves Made Bigger by High Tides on Oregon Coast This Week
Big waves and big tides are coming, and then some of the highest tides of the year. Science, storm

What Created Ten Tornado Warnings for the Oregon, Washington Coast Last Week?
According to the National Weather Service the answer is quite complex





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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


Astoria-based Coast Guardsman dies while attending training in Virginia
18 Jan 2017 at 9:51am
Hepner was serving at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River/Marine Safety Unit Portland in Astoria, Oregon, and was attending the Investigating Officer Course in Yorktown. ?We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss,? said Capt. Jay Vann, commanding ...

Sneaker waves threaten unaware winter ocean storm watchers
18 Jan 2017 at 10:15pm
But the sights can turn deadly. The deaths of a man and boy last weekend on the Oregon coast off Cape Blanco is redoubling the efforts of public safety officials to educate the public. One moment, Jayson Thomas was on the Oregon beach with his 3-year-old son.

String of Stunning Animal Sightings, Salp Finds on Oregon Coast
13 Jan 2017 at 9:52pm
(Oregon Coast) ? While Mother Nature is keeping potential visitors ... The protection of the group provides safety. We are probably seeing more of this due to the cold air temperatures. The ocean temperature is much warmer than the outside temperature ...

Coast Guardsman dies at Yorktown training facility
18 Jan 2017 at 6:42pm
Hepner was from Logan, Utah and based in Astoria, Oregon. He was serving at Coast Guard Sector Colombia River/Marine Safety Unit Portland in Astoria and attending the Investigating Officer Course in Yorktown. ?We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss ...

Experts offer safety tips to remember when driving on the ice
16 Jan 2017 at 8:12pm
The Coast Guard says it's continuing to search for a father and his young son after a wave swept them to sea from an Oregon beach. The Coast Guard says it has resumed a search for a father and his young son after a wave swept them to sea from an Oregon beach.

Coast Guardsman dies while attending training in Yorktown
18 Jan 2017 at 11:49pm
According to the Coast Guard, Hepner was serving at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River/Marine Safety Unit Portland in Astoria, Oregon, and was attending the Investigating Officer Course in Yorktown. "We are deeply saddened by this tragic loss,? said Capt.

Oregon man cleaning office on snow day finds winning $1 million Mega Millions...
12 Jan 2017 at 12:49pm
A man on the Oregon coast spent a snow day during the recent barrage of winter ... TN canceled due to weather Due to severe winter weather forecasts and travel safety concerns, the Cardinals Caravan stops scheduled for Jonesboro, Ark.

Snow, sleet make for icy roads, crashes in Oregon
7 Jan 2017 at 9:49am
(AP) ? Snow and sleet made for treacherous roads in Oregon on Saturday ... "After consulting with a variety of public safety officials, and with the support of the West Coast Conference, it is the best decision to postpone the game."








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