Stay Eat Events Weather Beaches


High Surf Advisory South Oregon Coast Wed: Waves up to 25 feet

Published 10/11/23 at 12:42 a.m.
B
y Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

High Surf Advisory South Oregon Coast Wed: Waves up to 25 feet

(Coos Bay, Oregon) – A high surf advisory is in effect for most of the south Oregon coast through Wednesday evening, with large breaking waves 22 to 25 feet high. The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Medford issued the advisory for Reedsport down to Port Orford, and including the areas around Bandon, Coos Bay and much of the Oregon National Dunes Recreation Area. Florence northward and Brookings / Gold Beach are not affected. (Photo courtesy Oregon's Adventure Coast)

Latest Coastal Lodging News Alerts
In Seaside:
Includes exclusive listings; some specials in winter
In Cannon Beach:
Includes rentals not listed anywhere else
In Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway Beach:
Some specials for winter
In Pacific City, Oceanside:
Some specials for winter
In Lincoln City:
Some specials for winter
In Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach:
Some specials for winter
In Newport:
Look for some specials
In Waldport
Some specials for winter
In Yachats, Florence
Some specials for winter
Southern Oregon Coast Hotels / Lodgings
Reedsport to Brookings, places to stay; winter deals

The advisory is in effect through 5 p.m. Wednesday.

“Large breaking waves will create hazardous conditions along and within the surf zone, and could inundate beaches and low lying shorelines,” the NWS said. “Beach erosion is possible, and exposed infrastructure may be damaged.”

Smaller beaches like those at Otter Point or next to Humbug Mountain will be extremely dangerous. Even much of Bandon will be problematic.

See Washington Coast Weather - Oregon Coast Weather

The NWS said you should stay completely clear of jetties and the surf zone of any beach.

“Beaches may become inundated in surf and waves will likely sweep over rocks, jetties, and other normally dry areas,” the NWS said.

Then, later this coming weekend, much of the south Oregon coast will see more high surf trouble. Conditions will be calm for awhile after Wednesday but ramp up again on Saturday with another offshore storm moving in.

“Additionally, there is a moderate to high risk of sneaker waves beginning early Sunday morning and persisting into the overnight hours,” NWS said.

While it will be windy and rainy, this will be a great time to catch giant waves at Shore Acres on the south Oregon coast, next to Sunset Bay (not far from Coos Bay). Watching waves from above at Bandon should also prove interesting. MORE PHOTOS BELOW

Oregon Coast Hotels for this event - South Coast Hotels - Where to eat - Maps - Virtual Tours



MORE PHOTOS BELOW








All photos below courtesy Manuela Durson Fine Arts





More About Oregon Coast hotels, lodging.....

More About Oregon Coast Restaurants, Dining.....


Coastal Spotlight


Andre' GW Hagestedt is editor, owner and primary photographer / videographer of Oregon Coast Beach Connection, an online publication that sees over 1 million pageviews per month. He is also author of several books about the coast.

LATEST Related Oregon Coast Articles

Pacific City's Dory Days Give N. Oregon Coast a Kick in July
July 19 - 21 annual Dory Days Festival in various parts of Pacific City. Pacific City events

Lincoln City Pride Fest Causes Glow and Glitter in Oregon Coast Burgh
June 29 a family-friendly festival of riotous fun. Lincoln City events

Summer Solstice, Sunset Past 9 pm for Oregon / Washington Coast
Summer's official launch on Thursday, June 20. Astronomy, sciences

Central Oregon Coast Delays: Beverly Beach Reopening Pushed Back a Month
Some extensive remodeling and upgrades this year. Newport, Depoe Bay, Waldport

Rescue in Seaside: Officials Remind Public of Oregon Coast Rip Current Dangers
Also on the scene was a U.S. Coastguard helicopter. Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Astoria

Ethereal Thing at the Other End of Sunset You Don't Know About: Odd Oregon Co...
It dried up tourism and brought patrols to beaches. History, Seaside, Manzanita, Rockaway Beach, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Florence, Coos Bay, Brookings

Accessibility Oregon Coast: More in Lincoln City, Gold Beach, Seaside, Rockaw...
Mobi-mats, sidewalks, wheelchairs, more. Weather

In Manzanita, Susan's Beach Cottage is Elder Oregon Coast Statesman with a Mo...
One vacation rental no one seems to know about. Manzanita hotel reviews, Oregon coast lodging news


Back to Oregon Coast

Contact Advertise on Oregon Coast Beach Connection
All Content, unless otherwise attributed, copyright Oregon Coast Beach Connection. Unauthorized use or publication is not permitted