Oregon coast weather forecast warns of sneaker waves

Be safe, beachgoers: Forecasters are warning the public of the potential for sneaker waves along part of the Oregon coast.

The National Weather Service said there’s an increased chance of the dangerous waves on the coast in Douglas, Coos and Curry counties through Friday morning. Sneaker waves are sudden, unpredictable surges that can knock people over or pull them out to sea.

The weather service also warned of breaker heights measuring 14 to 16 feet.

Sneaker wave season is here: How to stay safe on the Oregon coast

Beaches facing west or northwest have the highest threat, the

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