Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS San Francisco Bay Area, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
1210 PM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

TODAY`S MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS THAT ARE BLOWING OVER
THE COASTAL WATERS HAVE GENERATED MODERATE SIZE LOCAL WAVES. THESE
WAVES ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG RIP CURRENTS...STRONG LONG
SHORE CURRENTS AND LARGE SHORE BREAK. BEACH OBSERVATIONS PROVIDED
BY LOCAL LIFEGUARDS INDICATE THAT THESE HAZARDS ARE CURRENTLY
OCCURRING AT AREA BEACHES.

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-010400-
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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-
1210 PM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS...LARGE SHORE BREAK AND
STRONG LONG SHORE CURRENTS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT
THIS EVENING.

* HAZARDS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS...LARGE SHORE BREAK AND STRONG
  LONG SHORE CURRENTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION...THE COASTLINE FROM SONOMA THROUGH MONTEREY COUNTY.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS CAN PULL EVEN THE MOST
  EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS OUT TO SEA. LARGE SHORE BREAK CAN RESULT IN
  NECK AND BACK INJURIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT MEANS THAT POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS
CONDITIONS MAY EXIST ON SPECIFIC BEACHES. THESE HAZARDS MAY
INCLUDE LARGE SHORE BREAK...STRONG RIP CURRENTS...STRONG LONG
SHORECURRENTS 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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