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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
613 AM PDT SAT SEP 5 2015

...LONG PERIOD SOUTH SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL BRING HAZARDOUS BEACH
CONDITIONS THROUGH THE EXTENDED HOLIDAY WEEKEND...

.A LONG PERIOD SWELL FROM THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE WILL MOVE INTO
THE REGIONAL WATERS THROUGH THE EXTENDED HOLIDAY WEEKEND. PERIODS
WILL RANGE BETWEEN 18 AND 22 SECONDS WITH SWELL HEIGHTS OF 3 TO
5 FEET POSSIBLE WITH AN AVERAGE DIRECTION OF 210 DEGREES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS... SNEAKER
WAVES... AND LARGE SHORE BREAKS TO SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST FACING
BEACHES.

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-060400-
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SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
613 AM PDT SAT SEP 5 2015

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

* LOCATION... ALL SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES FROM SONOMA
  COUNTY THROUGH MONTEREY COUNTY... INCLUDING SONOMA COAST STATE
  PARK BEACHES... STINSON BEACH... MUIR BEACH... NATURAL BRIDGES
  BEACH... SANTA CRUZ BOARDWALK BEACH... TWIN LAKES BEACH... AND
  PFEIFFER BEACH.

* TIMING... LONG PERIOD FORERUNNERS WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION
  LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT. SWELL WILL BUILD EARLY SATURDAY
  MORNING... PEAKING BETWEEN 3 AND 5 FEET... WITH LOCALLY LARGER
  WAVES THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS... DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS... LARGE SHORE BREAKS... AND
  SNEAKER WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT
MEANS THE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS MAY EXIST ON SPECIFIC
BEACHES. THESE HAZARDS MAY INCLUDE LARGE SHORE BREAK...STRONG RIP
CURRENTS...STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND POSSIBLY SNEAKER WAVES.
ALL OF WHICH COULD BE LIFE THREATENING. BE SURE TO ALWAYS KEEP
YOUR EYES ON THE OCEAN.

&&

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