Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1134 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...DAMAGING SURF LIKELY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

...EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGH SURF THROUGH TUESDAY FOR SOUTHWESTERN
CALIFORNIA BEACHES...

.AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGH SURF WILL COME TO AREA BEACHES TODAY
THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS LARGE LONG-PERIOD WEST SWELL HAS THE
POTENTIAL TO BRING THE HIGHEST SURF SEEN IN RECENT YEARS TO THE
REGION. VERY LARGE SURF WILL CREATE DANGEROUS OCEAN CONDITIONS AND
HAZARDS TO BEACH AREAS...ESPECIALLY FOR THE CENTRAL COAST. THE
SURF WILL PEAK FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY THEN SLOWLY
SUBSIDE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...HIGH TIDES ARE FORECAST TO BE BETWEEN 5
AND 6 FEET EACH MORNING BETWEEN 500 AM AND 700 AM. THE
COMBINATION OF VERY LARGE SURF AND HIGH TIDES COULD RESULT IN SOME
MINOR COASTAL FLOODING ISSUES.

CAZ034-035-201200-
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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
1134 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST FRIDAY...
...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM PST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM
PST SUNDAY.

* SURF...SURF OF 10 TO 15 FEET TODAY WILL BUILD TO 20 TO 30 FEET
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL
  SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE
  HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...LARGE AND POWERFUL SURF WITH DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
  BREAKING WAVES CAN CAUSE INJURY... WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES OR
  ROCKS...AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEARSHORE. DAMAGE TO PIERS IS
  POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY...AS WELL AS COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH
  PARKING LOTS AND WALKWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD
DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES
VERY DANGEROUS.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT
REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION
FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT...SWIM BACK TO
SHORE. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP.

&&

$$

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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
1134 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 PM PST FRIDAY...
...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM PST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM
PST SUNDAY.

* SURF...SURF OF 4 TO 8 FEET TODAY WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 16 FEET BY
  LATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY
  THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...LARGE AND POWERFUL SURF WITH DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS.
  BREAKING WAVES CAN CAUSE INJURY... WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES OR
  ROCKS...AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEARSHORE. DAMAGE TO PIERS IS
  POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY...AS WELL AS COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH
  PARKING LOTS AND WALKWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD
DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES
VERY DANGEROUS.

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT
REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION
FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT...SWIM BACK TO
SHORE. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP.

&&

$$

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
1134 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
2 AM PST SUNDAY...

* SURF...ON WEST FACING BEACHES SURF OF 4 TO 7 FEET TODAY WILL
  BUILD TO 8 TO 12 FEET BY LATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL
  SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT REMAIN ABOVE HIGH
  SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...LARGE WAVES AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL INCREASE
  THE RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. BREAKING WAVES CAN CAUSE INJURY...
  WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES OR ROCKS...AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS
  NEARSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT
REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION
FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT...SWIM BACK TO
SHORE. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP.

&&

$$

RAT/RK


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