Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
342 AM PDT THU OCT 19 2017

CAZ101-103-104-109-192330-
/O.CON.KEKA.SU.Y.0001.171020T0000Z-171021T0100Z/
COASTAL DEL NORTE-NORTHERN HUMBOLDT COAST-SOUTHWESTERN HUMBOLDT-
MENDOCINO COAST-
342 AM PDT THU OCT 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 6 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES 22 TO 25 FEET ALONG WEST AND
  NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES ALONG THE COAST WILL LEAD TO
  INCREASED WAVE RUN-UP ON BEACHES WITH WAVES TOPPING AND
  WASHING OVER LARGE ROCKS AND JETTIES. THESE LARGE WAVES CAN BE
  ERRATIC AND UNPREDICTABLE. USE EXTRA CAUTION NEAR THE SURF
  ZONE AS THESE LARGE WAVES WILL BE CAPABLE OF SWEEPING PEOPLE
  INTO THE FRIGID AND TURBULENT OCEAN WATER. MARINERS TRAVERSING
  THE BAR ARE URGED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION...OR STAY IN
  PORT... ESPECIALLY DURING MAX EBB WHICH IS PREDICTED TO OCCUR
  AROUND 3:30 AM AND 4:00 PM FRIDAY.

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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