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
939 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST THROUGH EARLY MONDAY...

.A LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL PEAK OVERNIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING
MONDAY MORNING.  THE HIGHEST SURF WILL AFFECT WEST AND NORTHWEST
FACING BEACHES ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST AND ALL BEACHES WILL BE
AFFECTED BY AN INCREASED RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND SNEAKER
WAVES.

CAZ034-035-211245-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-140421T1600Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
939 PM PDT SUN APR 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT MONDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF WILL PEAK AT 10 TO 12 FEET OVERNIGHT ON
  WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF WILL CREATE STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP
  CURRENTS IN THE SURF ZONE AS WELL AS WAVES THAT CAN SUDDENLY
  WASH PEOPLE OFF OF BEACHES AND ROCKS.

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.

&&

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KJ/ASR

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