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Flood warning for LaPush village

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
251 AM PST SUN JAN 8 2012

WAZ516-082330-
/O.CON.KSEW.CF.A.0001.120109T1400Z-120110T0200Z/
NORTH COAST-
251 AM PST SUN JAN 8 2012

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* AFFECTED AREA...LA PUSH AND THE QUILEUTE TRIBE LOWER VILLAGE.

* SWELLS...WESTERLY SWELL OF 10 FEET TODAY WILL BUILD TO 15 FEET
  MONDAY.

* TIME OF HIGH TIDE...NOON PST MONDAY.

* PREDICTED TIDE...9.1 FEET AT LA PUSH.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF THE HIGH TIDE AND HIGHER SURF ON
  MONDAY COULD CAUSE A BREACH IN THE SOUTH JETTY AT THE MOUTH OF
  THE QUILLAYUTE RIVER...RESULTING IN THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING
  IN THE TOWN OF LA PUSH AND IN THE QUILEUTE TRIBE LOWER VILLAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS FLOODING OR BEACH EROSION WILL OCCUR
IF WEATHER CONDITIONS DEVELOP AS PREDICTED. RESIDENTS AND LOCAL
OFFICIALS SHOULD MONITOR THE SITUATION CLOSELY AND BE PREPARED TO
TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION IF A WARNING IS ISSUED.

www.weather.gov/seattle

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