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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1054 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016


CAZ040-041-087-130300-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-160214T2000Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
1054 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST SUNDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF WILL BUILD TO 7 TO 10 FEET THROUGH THIS
  EVENING THEN GRADUALLY SUBSIDE SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF MAY CAUSE MINOR BEACH EROSION AND
  STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING.
  SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY BEACHES AND
  JETTIES AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

* LOCATIONS...SURF WILL BE HIGHEST ON EXPOSED WEST AND NORTHWEST
  FACING BEACHES. LOCAL SETS TO 12 FEET ARE POSSIBLE NEAR
  VENTURA HARBOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-131400-
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 FRI FEB 12 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL
COAST THROUGH MID MORNING. VISIBILITY ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS IN
FOG. HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE CENTRAL COAST AND FOR WEST
FACING BEACHES OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTY. THERE WILL BE HIGH
RIP CURRENT RISKS TODAY WITH THE HIGH SURF.

* DENSE FOG ADVISORY.........SEE WWUS76 KLOX - NPWLOX FOR DETAILS *

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE CENTRAL COAST AS WELL AS THE
BEACHES OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.
THERE COULD BE PATCHY DENSE FOG ACROSS THE IMMEDIATE COASTAL AREAS
LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING WITH VISIBILITY ONE QUARTER MILE
OR LESS AT TIMES.

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR RAIN MOVING INTO THE REGION BY WEDNESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

KAPLAN




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