It’s deja vu all over again: waterspouts are back off the Oregon Coast. In 2016, a waterspout came ashore and the tornado ripped through Manzanita, causing $1 million in damages, although no one was injured.

These formations are associated with strong thunderstorms and we’ve seen them more often off the coast in recent years.

The best way to handle a waterspout at sea (or on land as a tornado) is to avoid it.