Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS San Diego, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
500 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...SERIES OF STRONG PACIFIC STORMS TO BRING HIGH SURF THURSDAY
THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

...POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGING SURF AND COASTAL FLOODING FRIDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.A SERIES OF STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEMS WILL GENERATE HIGH SURF
CONDITIONS AT THE BEACHES BEGINNING THURSDAY...AND CONTINUING AT
TIMES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. THE HIGHEST SURF...POSSIBLY UP TO 16
FEET...WILL COME FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...SUBSIDING SUNDAY...AND
THEN HIGHER SURF CONDITIONS POSSIBLE AGAIN MONDAY WITH THE FINAL
STORM PASSAGE. DAMAGING SURF...COASTAL EROSION AND FLOODING WILL
BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

CAZ043-552-182200-
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SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
500 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGH SURF...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES AND SURF...HIGH SURF AROUND 7 FEET DEVELOPING
  THURSDAY...THEN INCREASING ON FRIDAY TO 10 TO 16 FEET. SURF
  SUBSIDING ON SUNDAY THEN INCREASING AGAIN ON MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF WILL BRING VERY HAZARDOUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS TO THE BEACHES THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY. HIGH SURF CAN
  SUDDENLY WASH PEOPLE OFF JETTIES AND ROCKS. IN ADDITION...LARGE
  AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING SURF WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY THROUGH
  SATURDAY...CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR COASTAL EROSION AND
  COASTAL FLOODING...WITH POSSIBLE DAMAGE TO COASTAL STRUCTURES
  SUCH AS PIERS. COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE MOST LIKELY DURING TIMES
  OF HIGH TIDE. FREQUENT STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG-SHORE
  CURRENTS ARE ALSO LIKELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS STRONG
RIP CURRENTS...ELEVATED SURF HEIGHTS...MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW...OR
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE AT LOCAL BEACHES. OBEY POSTED WARNING
SIGNS AND FLAGS AND TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE SWIMMING. USE
CAUTION WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER AND ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

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