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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
700 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...HIGH SURF EXPECTED FOR SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA BEACHES THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.A LARGE WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELL WITH A RELATIVELY LONG PERIOD
WILL CONTINUE TO BRING HIGH SURF TO THE BEACHES OF SOUTHWEST
CALIFORNIA THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING. THE HIGH SURF WILL BE
ACCOMPANIED BY STRONG RIP AND LONG-SHORE CURRENTS ON ALL AREA
BEACHES. BEACH EROSION IS POSSIBLE AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE
ESPECIALLY ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST. SNEAKER WAVES ARE POSSIBLE IN
MANY AREAS AS WAVES MAY UNEXPECTEDLY WASH OVER ROCKS AND JETTIES.

CAZ040-172300-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-141218T0800Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
700 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST
TONIGHT...

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF OF 5 TO 7 FEET...WITH LOCAL SETS TO 9
  FEET WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TODAY THEN SLOWLY SUBSIDE LATE THIS
  EVENING. SURF WILL BE HIGHEST ON EXPOSED WEST FACING BEACHES.

* IMPACTS...THE HIGH SURF AND STRONG RIP AND LONG-SHORE CURRENTS
  WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SWIMMING AND SURFING CONDITIONS.
  WAVES MAY OVER-TOP JETTIES AND SEA WALLS AROUND THE TIMES OF
  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.

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

&&

$$

SWEET







Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-181400-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA ISLAND-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
600 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT IN
THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE. WITH SNOW LEVELS AROUND 5000 TO
5500 FEET...SOME ACCUMULATION SNOWFALL IS LIKELY AT HIGHER
ELEVATIONS (GENERALLY ABOVE 6000 FEET).

A LARGE...LONG-PERIOD...WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO
GENERATE HIGH SURF AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG LOCAL BEACHES
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY....SEE WWUS46 KLOX - WSWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* HIGH SURF ADVISORY.........SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

* MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT...SEE FZUS76 KLOX - MWSLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

THOMPSON






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