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Potentially deadly sneaker waves in forecast Tuesday for the Oregon Coast

by News Staff @ KMTR 16 Eugene Oregon Monday, February 3rd 2020 FLORENCE, Ore. – Are you or someone you know heading for the Oregon Coast this week? Please use caution: Forecasters say sneaker waves could “create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone” on the South Coast. And the entire coast faces another round of high winter tides known […]

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Sneaker Waves: Respect the Power of the Ocean!

This is what we’re talking about. Today’s a day to be especially mindful of the ocean. It only takes 1 wave to harm or kill. Sneaker Waves: Respect the Power of the Ocean! Brought you to by the US National Weather Service Portland Oregon

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‘Life-threatening surf conditions’ and ‘damaging winds’ in forecast for Oregon Coast

by News Staff KVAL Eugene Oregon Thursday, December 19th 2019 FLORENCE, Ore. – Wind gusts up to 70 mph on beaches and headlands – coupled with hazardous conditions in the surf zone – are in the forecast along the Oregon Coast as stormy weather hits the Pacific Northwest. “Beaches and coastlines will become hazardous due to […]

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Oregon woman ‘crushed’ by log after sneaker wave hits beach recovering in the hospital

by KATU Staff Monday, March 25th 2019 MANZANITA, Ore. — A woman is in the hospital with more than a dozen broken ribs and a broken tailbone after fire officials say she was crushed by a log that was carried by a sneaker wave along the Oregon coast.  A family friend tells KATU News that Heathyr Croasmun, 44, […]

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Deceased body found near Roads End Lincoln City

UPDATE: 02/20/2019 LINCOLN CITY, Ore. — Police have identified the woman whose body was found in the Pacific Ocean near Lincoln City Feb. 17. Oregon State Police said based on tips they received through the hotline, the woman has been identified as Satin Fever Star, also known as Kahrin Jean McDonald, 63, of Lincoln City. Police […]

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Crabbing on Oregon’s south coast from Cape Blanco to California border

David Davis  Salem Statesman Journal Published 7:14 PM EDT Oct 19, 2018 Fisherman offload Dungeness Crab from their fishing vessel on November 17, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan, Getty Images State officials have announced the closure of commercial and recreational crabbing along the Oregon Coast from the California border to Cape Blanco after high […]