Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1201 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

...HIGH SURF TO AFFECT THE CENTRAL COAST LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY...

.A LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BUILD ACROSS THE OUTER
COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND PEAK LATE TONIGHT BEFORE
DIMINISHING MONDAY MORNING. THE SWELL WILL BRING HIGH SURF
CONDITIONS TO WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES ALONG THE CENTRAL
COAST AS WELL AS AN INCREASED RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND
SNEAKER WAVES.

CAZ034-035-210500-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0012.140420T2200Z-140421T1600Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
1201 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 9 AM PDT MONDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF WILL BUILD THIS AFTERNOON AND PEAK AT 10
  TO 12 FEET TONIGHT ON WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF WILL CREATE STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IN THE SURF ZONE AS WELL AS WAVES THAT CAN SUDDENLY
  WASH PEOPLE OFF OF BEACHES AND ROCKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

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