Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS San Francisco Bay Area, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
1154 AM PST SAT FEB 18 2017


CAZ006-509-182100-
/O.EXP.KMTR.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170218T2000Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-
1154 AM PST SAT FEB 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT NOON PST TODAY...

WEST SWELL IS BEGINNING TO DIMINISH...SO THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY
WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT NOON.

$$

CAZ529-530-190100-
/O.CON.KMTR.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-170219T0200Z/
NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
1154 AM PST SAT FEB 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF...WEST SWELL 15 TO 18 FEET AT 13 SECONDS UNTIL
  6 PM PST TODAY. BREAKERS NEAR 20 FEET ARE POSSIBLE. SEAS
  GRADUALLY DECREASING IN THE EVENING.

* TIMING...UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LARGE SHORE BREAK WHICH CAN INJURE BEACHGOERS... RIP
  CURRENTS WHICH CAN PULL PEOPLE INTO THE COLD... TURBID
  WATERS... AND SNEAKER WAVES WHICH CAN KNOCK UNSUSPECTING
  BEACHGOERS INTO THE SEA.

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.

&&

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