Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service SAN FRANCISCO CA
127 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

...Very large swell will continue to impact the coast through at
least Friday afternoon...

.A strong storm system over the eastern Pacific is generating
very large swell. The large and dangerous swell is expected to
continue through Friday afternoon, with dangerous surf likely continuing
into the weekend.

CAZ529-530-182000-
/O.EXT.KMTR.SU.W.0001.180118T1100Z-180120T0000Z/
Northern Monterey Bay-Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast-
127 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST FRIDAY...

The High Surf Warning remains in effect until 4 PM PST Friday.

* WAVES AND SURF...Large westerly swell of 17 to 20 feet with a
period of 18 to 20 seconds Thursday and Friday.

* TIMING...Now through 4PM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme wave run up is expected with these waves
with long lulls in between wave sets, which will increase the
risk of being washed into the sea by a wave. Expect large and
dangerous surf.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Warning indicates that dangerous...battering waves
will pound the shoreline. This will result in deadly rip
currents. Remember, never turn your back to the ocean!

&&

$$

CAZ006-505-509-182000-
/O.CON.KMTR.SU.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180120T0000Z/
San Francisco-
Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore-
San Francisco Peninsula Coast-
127 AM PST Thu Jan 18 2018

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST FRIDAY...

a High Surf Warning remains in effect until 4 PM PST Friday.

* WAVES AND SURF...Large westerly swell up to 18 to 22 feet with a
  period of 18 to 20 seconds through Friday.

* TIMING...Now through 4PM PST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Extreme wave run up is expected with these waves
with long lulls in between wave sets, which will increase the
risk of being washed into the sea by a wave. Expect large and
dangerous surf.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Warning indicates that dangerous...battering waves
will pound the shoreline. This will result in deadly rip
currents. Remember, never turn your back to the ocean!

&&

$$



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