"Coast Guard people and assets in Hawaii, California, Washington, all throughout the Pacific Northwest are moving right now to ensure that we're ready."
Coast Guard Lieutenant Patrick Montgomery says cutter and aircraft crews are positioning themselves to be ready to conduct response and survey missions as soon as it is safe.
The National Weather Service says some of the biggest waves are expected to hit Crescent City around 7 AM.
A meteorologist says wave heights between 6-and-7 feet are expected. Crescent City is located some 20 miles south of the Oregon line.