Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
423 PM PDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...SLIGHT THREAT FOR SNEAKER WAVES ON MONDAY...

.A LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BRING A SLIGHT THREAT FOR
SNEAKER WAVES ON MONDAY. THE HIGHEST THREAT WILL LIKELY OCCUR
FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS WHEN THE SWELL IS
FORECAST TO REACH 4 TO 6 FT AT 18 SECONDS.

CAZ101-103-104-109-230730-
/O.CON.KEKA.BH.S.0007.171023T1800Z-171024T0300Z/
COASTAL DEL NORTE-NORTHERN HUMBOLDT COAST-SOUTHWESTERN HUMBOLDT-
MENDOCINO COAST-
423 PM PDT SUN OCT 22 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST SNEAKER WAVE RISK WILL BE FROM LATE
  MORNING MONDAY THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...SLIGHT RISK OF SNEAKER WAVES ON NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA
  BEACHES. STEEP BEACHES WILL HAVE A HIGHER RISK OF SNEAKER WAVE
  ACTIVITY WITH GREATER WAVE RUN-UP ONTO BEACHES. LARGE WAVES
  MAY ALSO WASH OVER JETTIES AND ROCK OUTCROPPINGS THAT MAY
  NORMALLY STAY DRY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

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