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
821 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...HIGH SURF TO AFFECT THE CENTRAL COAST LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
   EARLY MONDAY...

.A LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BUILD ACROSS THE OUTER COASTAL
WATERS ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON...PEAKING SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS SWELL WILL LIKELY
BRING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS TO WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES ALONG
THE CENTRAL COAST. THE HIGH SURF CONDITIONS WILL ALSO BRING AN INCREASED
RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS.

CAZ034-035-201130-
/O.NEW.KLOX.SU.Y.0012.140420T2200Z-140421T1600Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
821 PM PDT SAT APR 19 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SUNDAY TO 9 AM PDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SUNDAY TO 9 AM
PDT MONDAY.

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF WILL BUILD SUNDAY AFTERNOON...PEAKING AT
  10 TO 12 FEET FROM LATE AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT 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.

&&

$$

GOMBERG/SIRARD


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