Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1248 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DAMAGING SURF LIKELY TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

...EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGH SURF THROUGH TUESDAY FOR SOUTHWESTERN
CALIFORNIA BEACHES...

...COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING PARKING LOTS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY FOR THE CENTRAL COAST...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY.
THE SURF WILL PEAK THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY THEN SLOWLY
SUBSIDE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS LARGE LONG-PERIOD WEST SWELL
HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BRING THE HIGHEST SURF SEEN IN RECENT YEARS
TO THE REGION. VERY LARGE SURF WILL CREATE DANGEROUS OCEAN
CONDITIONS AND HAZARDS TO BEACH AREAS INCLUDING SOME LOCAL
FLOODING...ESPECIALLY FOR THE CENTRAL COAST. THE SURF WILL PEAK
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY THEN SLOWLY SUBSIDE SUNDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY.

FOR SATURDAY...HIGH TIDES ARE FORECAST TO BE BETWEEN 5 AND 6 FEET
BETWEEN 500 AM AND 700 AM. THE COMBINATION OF VERY LARGE SURF AND
HIGH TIDES COULD RESULT IN SOME MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ISSUES.

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
1248 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST
SUNDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 6 AM PST SUNDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...A COMBINATION OF LARGE WAVE RUNUP AND HIGH
  TIDE SATURDAY MORNING WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF MINOR
  COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS BEACH PARKING LOTS
  AND CAMPGROUNDS.

* SURF...SURF OF 10 TO 15 FEET TODAY WILL BUILD TO 20 TO 30 FEET
  THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL
  SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE
  HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL BEACH
  EROSION AND COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES...SUCH
  AS PIERS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN
  DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY
  BEACHES AND JETTIES. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING
  LOTS...WALKWAYS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
  AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE EACH MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD
DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES
VERY DANGEROUS.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT
REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION
FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT...SWIM BACK TO
SHORE. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR AND SHALLOW FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. AVOID LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS...ESPECIALLY
DURING HIGH TIDES.

&&

$$

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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
1248 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM PST SUNDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SATURDAY TO
6 AM PST SUNDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...A COMBINATION OF LARGE WAVE RUNUP AND HIGH
  TIDE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF
  MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS BEACH
  PARKING LOTS AND CAMPGROUNDS.

* SURF...SURF OF 4 TO 8 FEET TODAY WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 16 FEET BY
  TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY
  THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL BEACH
  EROSION AND COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES...SUCH
  AS PIERS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN
  DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY
  BEACHES AND JETTIES. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING
  LOTS...WALKWAYS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
  AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD
DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES
VERY DANGEROUS.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT
REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION
FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT...SWIM BACK TO
SHORE. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR AND SHALLOW FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. AVOID LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS...ESPECIALLY
DURING HIGH TIDES.

&&

$$

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CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
1248 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM PST SUNDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SATURDAY TO
6 AM PST SUNDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...A COMBINATION OF LARGE WAVE RUNUP AND HIGH
  TIDE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF
  MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS BEACH
  PARKING LOTS AND CAMPGROUNDS.

* SURF...SURF OF 4 TO 8 FEET TODAY WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 16 FEET BY
  TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY
  THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL BEACH
  EROSION AND COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES...SUCH
  AS PIERS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN
  DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY
  BEACHES AND JETTIES. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING
  LOTS...WALKWAYS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
  AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD
DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES
VERY DANGEROUS.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT
REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION
FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT...SWIM BACK TO
SHORE. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR AND SHALLOW FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. AVOID LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS...ESPECIALLY
DURING HIGH TIDES.

&&

$$

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
1248 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST SUNDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SATURDAY TO
6 AM PST SUNDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...A COMBINATION OF LARGE WAVE RUNUP AND HIGH
  TIDE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF
  MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS BEACH
  PARKING LOTS AND CAMPGROUNDS.

* SURF...ON WEST FACING BEACHES SURF OF 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY WILL
  BUILD TO 8 TO 12 FEET BY TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. THE SURF
  WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT REMAIN ABOVE
  HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL BEACH
  EROSION AND COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES...SUCH
  AS PIERS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN
  DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY
  BEACHES AND JETTIES. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING
  LOTS...WALKWAYS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
  AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT
REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION
FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT...SWIM BACK TO
SHORE. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR AND SHALLOW FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. AVOID LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS...ESPECIALLY
DURING HIGH TIDES.

&&

$$

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