Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
757 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...LARGE LONG PERIOD SWELLS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE COASTLINE
FROM NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY TO SOUTHERN MONTEREY COUNTY TONIGHT
THROUGH 8 PM PDT WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THE BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH 8 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE THREAT OF BEACH HAZARDS IS PRIMARILY ALONG
WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. HAZARDS INCLUDE AN INCREASED RISK
OF RIP CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES...AND LARGE SHORE BREAKS.

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-300300-
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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-
757 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH 8 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...LARGE SHORE BREAKS...RIP CURRENTS...AND SNEAKER
  WAVES.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH 8 PM PDT WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATION...THE COASTLINE FROM NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY SOUTH
  THROUGH SOUTHERN MONTEREY COUNTY. IN PARTICULAR WEST TO
  NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO OCEAN
  BEACH...MONTARA STATE BEACH...MARINA STATE BEACH...MONTEREY
  STATE BEACH...AND ASILOMAR STATE BEACH.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...LARGE SHORE BREAKS COULD INJURE BEACHGOERS.
  SNEAKER WAVES COULD KNOCK UNSUSPECTING PEOPLE INTO THE COLD...
  TURBULENT OCEAN. RIP CURRENTS COULD PULL PEOPLE OUT TO SEA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT MEANS POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS
EXIST SPECIFICALLY WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. THESE HAZARDS
INCLUDE LARGE SHORE BREAK...STRONG RIP CURRENTS...AND SNEAKER WAVES...
ALL OF WHICH COULD BE LIFE THREATENING. BE SURE TO ALWAYS KEEP YOUR
EYES ON THE OCEAN.

&&

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