High wave warning coincides with weekend razor clam dig

Tacoma News TribuneApril 18, 2014 

People planning to go razor clam digging Saturday and Sunday should be aware of high waves.

The National Weather Service is forecasting waves 16-19 feet high to hit the coast Saturday night and into Sunday. Diggers can be knocked down by waves and dragged out into the ocean if they are not paying attention.

“Those planning on clam digging Saturday night and Sunday morning, or other beach activities Sturday night and Sunday, should be alert for waves suddenly racing farther up the beach than normal,” said the Weather Service forecast.

Twin Harbors, Long Beach, Copalis and Mocrocks will be open both days. Here are the low tide times, no digging is allowed after noon: Saturday, 10:14 a.m., -0.7 feet; and Sunday, 11:06 a.m., -0.4 feet.

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