#South Coast

115 Years Ago This Week: Famed Iredale Shipwreck Hits Oregon Coast

(Astoria, Oregon) – Monday, October 25 marked exactly 115 years ago that the barque Peter Iredale ran aground near Warrenton and has ever since been an Oregon coast landmark. It's also one of the most photographed shipwrecks in the entire world. (Above: the Iredale in 1951, courtesy Oregon State Archives)
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Officer Hurt in Motorcycle Crash on South Coast Highway [Oceanside, CA]

OCEANSIDE (October 25, 2021) – One officer sustained non-life threatening injuries after a motorcycle crash on South Coast Highway . The incident happened shortly before 3 P.M. on South Coast Highway. Eventually, the first responders arrived at the scene and transported the officer to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla.
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That Which Haunts the Oregon Coast, Part I

(Oregon Coast) – In the “spirit" of the season, take this two-part excursion through the ethereal on Oregon's coastline. The first half covers the northern third of these beach towns, and the kooky and spooky legends that often come alive this time of year. However, there's probably a few you haven't heard yet.

Haunted Legends of Oregon Coast - Part II

(Lincoln City, Oregon) – Part one of this ectoplasmic tour of the Oregon coast (That Which Haunts the Oregon Coast, Part I ) covered the upper third of the region, from Astoria down through Nehalem Bay. In part two, witness now the spine-tingling kookiness of the central and south coast: Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Florence, Bandon and Coos Bay. (Above: Newport)

High Surf Advisory issued for Santa Barbara County South Coast by NWS

Effective: 2021-10-26 21:06:00 PDT Expires: 2021-10-27 03:00:00 PDT Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely Instruction: Remain out of the water due to dangerous surf conditions, or stay near occupied lifeguard towers. Rock jetties can be deadly in such conditions, stay off the rocks. Target Area: Santa Barbara County South Coast HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT WEDNESDAY * WHAT...Breaking waves of 4 to 7 with dangerous rip currents. * WHERE...Santa Barbara County South Coast, west facing shores. * WHEN...Until 3 AM PDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...There is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large breaking waves can cause injury, wash people off beaches and rocks, and capsize small boats near shore.

Storm Aurore: Littlehampton residents ‘devastated’ by floods

Residents of South Terrace once again saw their homes damaged by flooding after the storm hit the south coast last Wednesday. Rob Davison, 55, has lived in his basement flat in South Terrace for just three years. He said: “I have lost every single piece of furniture, I have 25...

Monday morning forecast October 25th

Temperatures are cooling a tad more Monday, sitting well below average with stormy conditions. The entire region will be in the 60s. The storm is moving quickly across the region, as the front is perpendicular to the jet stream. Northern areas received rain starting Sunday night, and the front will make its way over the South Coast in the morning. Showers will follow the main front before afternoon clearing.
Sail World

RS Aero Open at Spinnaker Sailing Club

Seventeen competitors took up the challenge posed by Spinnaker Sailing Club, just north of Ringwood in Hampshire, to take part in their inaugural RS Aero Open race event run by the club rear commodore (sailing) Tom Clay and his team of club volunteers. The competitors, from clubs across the south...

Salvage crew’s access to smouldering ship hampered by storm on B.C.’s coast

VICTORIA — The Canadian Coast Guard says a fire aboard a container ship off the coast of Victoria continues to smoulder. The coast guard says in a statement posted on social media that a salvage crew from Resolve Marine is on the scene, but the wind storm that lashed Vancouver Island and the south coast has prevented anyone from boarding the ship.