Grays Harbor County Beach Safety

  The Pacific Ocean along the Grays Harbor County shoreline sustains an average temperature between 45-55 degrees depending on the season and month. According to the United States Search & Rescue Task Force, the expected time a person swept out to sea would become exhausted or drift into unconsciousness is 30 minutes to 90 minutes. The expected time of survival is between 1-4 hours.

For those searching for tsunami debris, IF YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT IT IS, DON’T TOUCH IT! Report your findings to Grays Harbor County Emergency Management at (360) 249-3911. If you find suspected hazardous or dangerous materials, please call 911 immediately.


News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993.