Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
208 AM PDT SAT OCT 21 2017

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
208 AM PDT SAT OCT 21 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT SUNDAY...

* SURF...HIGH SURF OF 12 TO 18 FEET WITH SETS TO 20 FEET IS
  EXPECTED THROUGH MIDDAY TODAY ACROSS NORTHWEST AND WEST FACING
  BEACHES. THE SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BEGINNING THIS
  AFTERNOON BUT REMAIN ABOVE 10 FEET THROUGH THE PERIOD.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHWEST AND WEST FACING BEACHES ACROSS THE
  CENTRAL COAST.

* IMPACTS...LARGE POWERFUL AND DAMAGING WAVES AND STRONG
  CURRENTS WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES
  CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY BEACHES AND JETTIES.

* TIDES...HIGH TIDES WILL BE MODERATELY HIGH AROUND 5.4 FT AT
  11:11 AM PDT THIS MORNING... 4.0 FT AT 11:30 PM PDT TONIGHT...
  AND AROUND 5.2 FT AT 11:40 AM PDT SUNDAY.


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.

&&

$$

CAZ040-041-211830-
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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
208 AM PDT SAT OCT 21 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

* HAZARDS...SURF HEIGHTS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 8 FEET
  TODAY AND 3 TO 6 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 7 FEET ON SUNDAY. THESE
  CONDITIONS ARE DUE TO A LONG PERIOD WEST NORTHWEST SWELL PEAKING
  ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK FOR OCEAN DROWNING. RIP
  CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. LARGE
  BREAKING WAVES CAN WASH PEOPLE OFF JETTIES, BEACHES AND
  ROCKS... AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEAR SHORE.

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.

$$
KJ



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