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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
420 AM PST TUE DEC 5 2017

CAZ101-103-104-109-052030-
/O.CON.KEKA.BH.S.0009.000000T0000Z-171206T0000Z/
COASTAL DEL NORTE-NORTHERN HUMBOLDT COAST-SOUTHWESTERN HUMBOLDT-
MENDOCINO COAST-
420 AM PST TUE DEC 5 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST SNEAKER WAVE RISK WILL BE FROM EARLY
  TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...LARGER SURF AT OFFSHORE BREAKS AND AN ENHANCED RISK
  OF SNEAKER WAVES ON NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA BEACHES. STEEP
  BEACHES WILL HAVE A HIGHER RISK OF SNEAKER WAVE ACTIVITY WITH
  GREATER WAVE RUN-UP ONTO BEACHES. LARGE WAVES WILL ALSO WASH
  OVER JETTIES AND ROCK OUTCROPPINGS THAT MAY NORMALLY STAY DRY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER. NEVER TURN YOUR BACK TO
THE OCEAN!

&&

$$



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