Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
612 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DAMAGING SURF LIKELY THROUGH TODAY...

...EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGH SURF THROUGH TUESDAY FOR SOUTHWESTERN
CALIFORNIA BEACHES...

...COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING PARKING LOTS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY FOR THE CENTRAL COAST...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY.
THE EXTREMELY LARGE SURF WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY THEN SLOWLY
SUBSIDE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. 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 INCLUDING SOME LOCAL
FLOODING... ESPECIALLY FOR THE CENTRAL COAST.

FOR TODAY...HIGH TIDES ARE FORECAST TO BE BETWEEN 5 AND 6 FEET
AROUND 700 AM. THE COMBINATION OF VERY LARGE SURF AND HIGH TIDES
COULD RESULT IN SOME MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ISSUES.

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
612 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST SUNDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST
SUNDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...A COMBINATION OF LARGE WAVE RUNUP AND HIGH
  TIDE THIS MORNING WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF MINOR
  COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS BEACH PARKING LOTS
  AND CAMPGROUNDS.

* SURF...SURF OF 10 TO 15 FEET WILL BUILD TO 20 TO 30 FEET THROUGH
  TODAY. THE SURF WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH
  TUESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL BEACH
  EROSION AND COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES...SUCH
  AS PIERS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN
  DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY
  BEACHES AND JETTIES. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING
  LOTS...WALKWAYS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
  AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE EACH MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD
DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES
VERY DANGEROUS.

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.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR AND SHALLOW FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. AVOID LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS...ESPECIALLY
DURING HIGH TIDES.

&&

$$

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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
612 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST SUNDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST
SUNDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...A COMBINATION OF LARGE WAVE RUNUP AND HIGH
  TIDE EARLY THIS MORNING WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF MINOR
  COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS BEACH PARKING LOTS
  AND CAMPGROUNDS.

* SURF...SURF WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 16 FEET BY TODAY. THE SURF WILL
  SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE
  HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL BEACH
  EROSION AND COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES...SUCH
  AS PIERS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN
  DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY
  BEACHES AND JETTIES. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING
  LOTS...WALKWAYS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
  AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD
DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES
VERY DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR AND SHALLOW FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. AVOID LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS...ESPECIALLY
DURING HIGH TIDES.

&&

$$

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CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
612 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST SUNDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST
SUNDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...A COMBINATION OF LARGE WAVE RUNUP AND HIGH
  TIDE EARLY THIS MORNING WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF MINOR
  COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS BEACH PARKING LOTS
  AND CAMPGROUNDS.

* SURF...SURF WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 16 FEET BY TODAY. THE SURF WILL
  SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE
  HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL BEACH
  EROSION AND COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES...SUCH
  AS PIERS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN
  DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY
  BEACHES AND JETTIES. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING
  LOTS...WALKWAYS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
  AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD
DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES
VERY DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR AND SHALLOW FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. AVOID LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS...ESPECIALLY
DURING HIGH TIDES.

&&

$$

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
612 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST
SUNDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST SUNDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...A COMBINATION OF LARGE WAVE RUNUP AND HIGH
  TIDE EARLY THIS MORNING WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF MINOR
  COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS BEACH PARKING LOTS
  AND CAMPGROUNDS.

* SURF...ON WEST-FACING BEACHES...SURF WILL BUILD TO 8 TO 12 FEET
  THROUGH TODAY. THE SURF WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH
  TUESDAY...BUT REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL BEACH
  EROSION AND COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES...SUCH
  AS PIERS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN
  DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY
  BEACHES AND JETTIES. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING
  LOTS...WALKWAYS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
  AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

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.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR AND SHALLOW FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. AVOID LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS...ESPECIALLY
DURING HIGH TIDES.

&&

$$

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