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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
257 PM PST TUE JAN 24 2017

CAZ101-103-104-109-250700-
/O.NEW.KEKA.SU.Y.0003.170126T0000Z-170127T0000Z/
COASTAL DEL NORTE-NORTHERN HUMBOLDT COAST-SOUTHWESTERN HUMBOLDT-
MENDOCINO COAST-
257 PM PST TUE JAN 24 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO 4 PM PST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO 4 PM PST
THURSDAY.

* WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES AT AROUND 23 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.

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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