Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
848 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

CAZ040-041-181300-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0019.000000T0000Z-171019T0300Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
848 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...SURF IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT INTO
  WEDNESDAY. DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL AFFECT MANY BEACHES. THE
  SURF WILL BE HIGHEST ON WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK FOR OCEAN DROWNING. RIP
  CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. LARGE
  BREAKING WAVES CAN WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES AND ROCKS...AND
  CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEAR SHORE.

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. SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND FLOAT. DON`T
SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR
WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

$$

CAZ034-035-181300-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0020.171020T1300Z-171021T0600Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
848 PM PDT TUE OCT 17 2017

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

* HAZARDS...POSSIBLE HIGH SURF 14 TO 20 FEET COULD DEVELOP BY
  FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY EVENING. A
  STRONG STORM IN THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL GENERATE LARGE SWELLS
  WITH A LONG PERIOD, THAT ARE FORECAST TO REACH THE CENTRAL
  COAST BY FRIDAY MORNING. AT THIS POINT, THE PEAK OF THE
  LARGEST SURF SHOULD OCCUR FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY
  SATURDAY MORNING. SURF WILL LIKELY BEGIN TO DECREASE BY
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON BUT SHOULD STILL REMAIN ABOVE 10 FEET
  THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LARGE POWERFUL WAVES AND STRONG CURRENTS COULD
  CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY
  OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY BEACHES AND JETTIES. FLOODING OF LOW
  LYING BEACH PARKING LOTS, HARBOR WALKWAYS, AND CAMPGROUNDS
  COULD BE POSSIBLE

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. SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND FLOAT. DON`T
SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING
THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR
WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

$$

SMITH/SIRARD


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