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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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‘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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Man drowns at Nehalem Bay State Park after being swept out by rip current

By Samantha Swindler | The Oregonian/OregonLive A swimmer died at Nehalem Bay State Park Friday evening after being swept out to sea by a rip current. According to the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office, Volodymyr Kravchenko, 38, from Vancouver, Washington, drowned at around 8:30 p.m. Aug. 2. He was camping with family at the park on […]