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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
659 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

CAZ101-103-040600-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SU.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-161204T0600Z/
COASTAL DEL NORTE-NORTHERN HUMBOLDT COAST-
659 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM THIS EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES 20 TO 23 FEET ALONG WEST AND
  NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. BREAKING WAVES WILL SUBSIDE BELOW 20
  FEET LATE THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES ALONG THE COAST WILL LEAD TO
  INCREASED WAVE RUN-UP ON BEACHES WITH WAVES TOPPING AND
  WASHING OVER LARGE ROCKS AND JETTIES. THESE LARGE WAVES CAN BE
  ERRATIC AND UNPREDICTABLE. USE EXTRA CAUTION NEAR THE SURF
  ZONE AS THESE LARGE WAVES WILL BE CAPABLE OF SWEEPING PEOPLE
  INTO THE FRIGID AND TURBULENT OCEAN WATERS. MARINERS
  TRAVERSING THE BAR ARE URGED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION OR
  STAY IN PORT UNTIL THE THREAT SUBSIDES.

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.

$$

CAZ104-109-040600-
/O.CON.KEKA.SU.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-161204T0600Z/
SOUTHWESTERN HUMBOLDT-MENDOCINO COAST-
659 PM PST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM THIS EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES 20 TO 23 FEET ALONG WEST AND
  NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. BREAKING WAVES WILL SUBSIDE BELOW 20
  FEET LATE THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES ALONG THE COAST WILL LEAD TO
  INCREASED WAVE RUN-UP ON BEACHES WITH WAVES TOPPING AND
  WASHING OVER LARGE ROCKS AND JETTIES. THESE LARGE WAVES CAN BE
  ERRATIC AND UNPREDICTABLE. USE EXTRA CAUTION NEAR THE SURF
  ZONE AS THESE LARGE WAVES WILL BE CAPABLE OF SWEEPING PEOPLE
  INTO THE FRIGID AND TURBULENT OCEAN WATERS. MARINERS
  TRAVERSING THE BAR ARE URGED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION OR
  STAY IN PORT UNTIL THE THREAT SUBSIDES.

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.

$$



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