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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
1000 AM PDT Tue Mar 28 2017

...Changes to the Surf Zone Forecast Starting April 24, 2017...

Effective Monday April 24, 2017, the Surf Zone Forecast (SRF) issued
by the National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Office (WFO)
in Los Angeles/Oxnard will have the following changes:

- The San Luis Obispo Central Coast (CAZ034) and the Santa Barbara
  Central Coast (CAZ035) forecast zones will be added to the routine forecast.
- The Rip Current Risk forecast definitions will change to:
     Low: Life threatening rip currents are unlikely but still could occur.
     Moderate: Life threatening rip currents are possible.
     High: Life threatening rip currents are likely.
- The Rip Current Risk definitions will be placed at the top of the product,
  with the Rip Current Risk forecast for each day being simply:
  Low, Moderate or High.
- The UV Index forecast will be removed.

If you have any questions regarding this notice, please contact:

Eric Boldt
Warning Coordination Meteorologist
National Weather Service
Weather Forecast Office
Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
805-988-6623
eric.boldt@noaa.gov



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