Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1050 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...LARGE AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING SURF AT TIMES ALONG THE CENTRAL
COAST THROUGH TONIGHT...

...ELEVATED SURF THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE WEST FACING SHORES
OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES...

.A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO BRING HIGH SURF TO THE
CENTRAL COAST THROUGH TONIGHT...AND ELEVATED SURF FOR WEST FACING
BEACHES OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
1050 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST
TONIGHT...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS CANCELLED
THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF OF 10 TO 13 FT WITH LOCAL SETS TO 15 FEET
  THIS MORNING. THE SURF WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

* LOCATION...THE HIGHEST SURF WILL BE ON EXPOSED WEST TO NORTHWEST
  FACING BEACHES...HOWEVER LARGE SURF IS EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE
  CENTRAL COAST AREA. STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG SHORE CURRENTS
  WILL AFFECT ALL CENTRAL COAST BEACHES.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT BEACH
  EROSION...DAMAGE TO SURF ZONE STRUCTURES SUCH AS PIERS...MINOR
  COASTAL FLOODING WITH INUNDATION OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE
  BEACH...FREQUENT AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG-SHORE
  CURRENTS...AND SNEAKER WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

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

&&

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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
1050 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ELEVATED SURF AND DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING. THE
HIGH SURF ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF 3 TO 5 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 7 FEET.
  SURF WILL PEAK LATE THIS MORNING THEN SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...ALONG EXPOSED WEST FACING SHORES.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS IN THE VICINITY OF HIGH SURF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS TO BEACH AND
SURF ZONE SAFETY ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. CAUTION SHOULD BE
USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER. STAY NEAR OCCUPIED LIFEGUARD
TOWERS AND NEVER SWIM ALONE. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO THE SHORE.

&&

$$

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
1050 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ELEVATED SURF AND DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING.

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF 3 TO 5 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 7 FEET.
  SURF WILL PEAK LATE THIS MORNING THEN SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...ALONG EXPOSED WEST FACING SHORES.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS IN THE VICINITY OF HIGH SURF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS TO BEACH AND
SURF ZONE SAFETY ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. CAUTION SHOULD BE
USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER. STAY NEAR OCCUPIED LIFEGUARD
TOWERS AND NEVER SWIM ALONE. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO THE SHORE.

&&

$$

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