Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
104 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...LARGE AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING SURF TO IMPACT THE CENTRAL
COAST TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING FOR THE CENTRAL COAST THIS WEEKEND NEAR
TIMES OF HIGH TIDE...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EXPOSED WEST FACING SHORES IN VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY...

A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL GENERATED BY A STORM IN THE GULF OF
ALASKA WILL REACH THE CENTRAL COAST THIS EVENING...WITH SURF
BUILDING RAPIDLY OVERNIGHT. THE SURF IS EXPECTED TO PEAK ON
SATURDAY...WHEN 15 TO 20 FOOT BREAKERS WILL BE LIKELY ON
NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. LOCALLY HIGHER SETS IN EXCESS OF
20 FEET WILL BE POSSIBLE ON WELL EXPOSED NORTHWEST FACING
BEACHES. SURF THIS LARGE WILL BE CAPABLE OF CAUSING SIGNIFICANT
BEACH EROSION AND POSSIBLE DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES SUCH AS PIERS. IN
ADDITION...THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING
NEAR TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

THE LARGE SWELL MAY AFFECT SOME BEACHES SOUTH OF POINT
CONCEPTION...ESPECIALLY IN VENTURA COUNTY. A HIGH SURF ADVISORY
MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY BEACHES.

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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
104 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT
PST SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT PST SATURDAY NIGHT.

* HAZARDS...SURF 6 TO 8 FEET. STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS.
  HIGHER HIGH TIDE AROUND 6.5 FEET.

* TIMING...A NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BUILD TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
  MORNING AND THEN SUBSIDE SATURDAY EVENING. PREDICTED HIGHER HIGH TIDE
  IS AROUND 7 AM PST SATURDAY.

* LOCATION...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND HIGH SURF ALONG EXPOSED WEST
  FACING SHORES ESPECIALLY FROM VENTURA TO POINT MUGU.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS IN THE VICINITY OF HIGH SURF.
  MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW DURING HIGHER HIGH TIDE.

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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LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
104 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT
PST SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT PST SATURDAY NIGHT.

* HAZARDS...SURF 6 TO 8 FEET. STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS.
  HIGHER HIGH TIDE AROUND 6.5 FEET.

* TIMING...A NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BUILD TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
  MORNING AND THEN SUBSIDE SATURDAY EVENING. PREDICTED HIGHER HIGH TIDE
  IS AROUND 7 AM PST SATURDAY.

* LOCATION...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND HIGH SURF ALONG EXPOSED WEST
  FACING SHORES ESPECIALLY IN THE SANTA MONICA SOUTH BAY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS IN THE VICINITY OF HIGH SURF.
  MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW DURING HIGHER HIGH TIDE.

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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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
104 PM PST FRI DEC 19 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT PST SUNDAY NIGHT...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SATURDAY TO
3 PM PST SUNDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF HEIGHTS WILL LIKELY EXCEED 10 FEET BY
  LATE THIS EVENING. THE PEAK OF THE EVENT WILL OCCUR ON
  SATURDAY WHEN 15 TO 20 FOOT BREAKERS ARE EXPECTED. LOCALLY
  HIGHER SETS WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR EXPOSED NORTHWEST FACING
  BEACHES. SURF SHOULD GRADUALLY SUBSIDE ON SUNDAY...BUT MAY
  REMAIN ABOVE 10 FEET THROUGH AT LEAST LATE SUNDAY EVENING. THE
  HIGH SURF ADVISORY MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED INTO MONDAY.

* COASTAL FLOODING...THERE BE THE POTENTIAL FOR MINOR COASTAL
  FLOODING THIS WEEKEND...ESPECIALLY A FEW HOURS EITHER SIDE OF
  HIGH TIDE. A HIGH TIDE OF 6.2 FEET WILL OCCUR AT PORT SAN LUIS
  AT 752 AM ON SATURDAY...THEN 6.4 FEET AT 831 AM ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT BEACH
  EROSION... DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES SUCH AS PIERS...MINOR COASTAL
  FLOODING...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS...AND SNEAKER WAVES.

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.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT THE VERY LARGE SURF AND
HIGH TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS
ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

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