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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
816 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

CAZ034-035-211200-
/O.CAN.KLOX.SU.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180121T0500Z/
/O.NEW.KLOX.SU.Y.0004.180121T0416Z-180121T1200Z/
San Luis Obispo County Central Coast-
Santa Barbara County Central Coast-
816 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
High Surf Advisory, which is in effect until 4 AM PST Sunday. The
High Surf Warning has been cancelled.

* SURF AND TIMING...Surf of 8 to 12 feet will continue through
  late tonight, subsiding to 6 to 9 feet by Sunday. The highest
  surf will be on west to northwest facing beaches.

* Outlook...Another long period NW swell will move into the waters
  late Sunday night, with high surf likely again by early Monday
  morning. Surf is expected to build to 8 to 12 feet on Monday
  and persist through Monday evening.

* Impacts...Large, powerful waves with strong currents will create
  an increased risk of drownings. Sneaker waves can suddenly wash
  over previously dry beaches and jetties. There will be also a
  high risk of rip currents. There is an increased threat of minor
  beach erosion.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don`t swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$

CAZ040-041-087-210530-
/O.CAN.KLOX.SU.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-180121T0500Z/
Ventura County Coast-
Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles-
Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands-
816 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has cancelled
the High Surf Advisory.

Surf has subsided below Advisory level, however, strong rip
currents are expected to persist through Sunday.

$$

CAZ039-210530-
/O.CAN.KLOX.BH.S.0003.000000T0000Z-180121T0500Z/
Santa Barbara County South Coast-
816 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has cancelled
the Beach Hazards Statement.

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. Swim near a
lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. Don`t
swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following
the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or
wave for help.

&&

$$

Smith



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