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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
352 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGH SURF THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY FOR
SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA BEACHES...

...POTENTIAL DAMAGING HIGH SURF LATE FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGH SURF WILL COME TO AREA BEACHES
THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY. 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... ESPECIALLY FOR THE CENTRAL COAST.
THE SURF WILL PEAK LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY THEN SUBSIDE THROUGH
MONDAY.

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
352 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 9 PM PST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO
9 PM PST TUESDAY. THE BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SURF...SURF OF 10 TO 15 FEET ON THURSDAY WILL LIKELY BUILD TO 20
  TO 30 FEET BY LATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL DIMINISH
  SUNDAY AND MONDAY BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...LARGE AND POWERFUL SURF WITH DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
  AND BREAKING WAVES ON ROCKS AND JETTIES. DAMAGE TO PIERS IS
  POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY...AS WELL AS COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH
  PARKING LOTS AND WALKWAYS. MORRO BAY HARBOR WILL HAVE BREAKING
  WAVES ACROSS THE ENTRANCE.

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.

&&

$$

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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
352 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THURSDAY TO 9 PM PST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THURSDAY TO
9 PM PST TUESDAY. THE BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SURF...SURF OF 4 TO 8 FEET ON THURSDAY MAY BUILD TO 10 TO 16
  FEET BY LATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL DIMINISH SUNDAY
  AND MONDAY BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...LARGE AND POWERFUL SURF WITH DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
  AND BREAKING WAVES ON ROCKS AND JETTIES. DAMAGE TO PIERS IS
  POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY...AS WELL AS COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH
  PARKING LOTS AND WALKWAYS. VENTURA HARBOR WILL HAVE BREAKING
  WAVES ACROSS THE ENTRANCE.

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.

&&

$$

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
352 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THURSDAY TO 9 PM PST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THURSDAY TO
9 PM PST TUESDAY. THE BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SURF...ON WEST FACING BEACHES SURF OF 4 TO 7 FEET ON THURSDAY
  MAY BUILD TO 8 TO 12 FEET BY LATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE SURF
  WILL DIMINISH SUNDAY AND MONDAY BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF
  THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...LARGE WAVES AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL INCREASE THE
  RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. BREAKING WAVES CAN CAUSE INJURY... WASH
  PEOPLE OFF BEACHES OR ROCKS... AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS
  NEARSHORE.

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.

&&

$$
KJ/RK



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