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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
126 PM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

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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-
126 PM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

HURRICANE MARIE WILL LIKELY BRING DAMAGING AND POTENTIALLY LIFE
THREATENING SURF AND VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS TO SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST
FACING BEACHES OF LOS ANGELES...VENTURA...AND SOUTHEAST SANTA
BARBARA COUNTIES TODAY AND TONIGHT. DAMAGING SURF OF 10 TO 15 FEET
WILL BE LIKELY...ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR STRUCTURE DAMAGE AND
SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION. OTHER POTENTIAL IMPACTS WITH THIS EVENT
INCLUDE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE...AS WELL
AS VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND SNEAKER WAVES.

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

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE DAMAGING AND POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING SURF AND VERY STRONG
RIP CURRENTS AFFECTING SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST FACING BEACHES OF LOS
ANGELES...VENTURA...AND SOUTHEAST SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. DURING THE PEAK OF THE EVENT ON
WEDNESDAY...DAMAGING SURF OF 10 TO 15 FEET WILL BE LIKELY...ALONG
WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR STRUCTURE DAMAGE AND SIGNIFICANT BEACH
EROSION. OTHER POTENTIAL IMPACTS WITH THIS EVENT INCLUDE MINOR
COASTAL FLOODING DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE...AS WELL AS VERY STRONG
RIP CURRENTS AND SNEAKER WAVES.

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

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

MW






High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1022 PM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

...DAMAGING HIGH SURF...VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS...AND MINOR
COASTAL FLOODING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.LARGE SWELLS FROM TROPICAL STORM MARIE WILL CONTINUE TO GENERATE
HIGH SURF ALONG SOUTH FACING BEACHES THROUGH FRIDAY. SURF WILL
SLOWLY DIMINISH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. THE LARGEST SURF WILL OCCUR
ACROSS SOUTH FACING BEACHES OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES...WITH SETS
BETWEEN 10 AND 15 FEET AND EVEN ISOLATED SETS TO 20 FEET LATE THIS
EVENING. SURF THIS LARGE WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE AND SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION. LOW LYING AREAS
MAY ALSO EXPERIENCE SOME MINOR COASTAL FLOODING NEAR TIMES OF HIGH
TIDE. IN ADDITION...VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG SHORE
CURRENTS WILL LIKELY CREATE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND LIFE
THREATENING CONDITIONS FOR ANYONE.

ALTHOUGH VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES WILL EXPERIENCE THE
WORST CONDITIONS...THE SOUTHEAST DIRECTION OF THE SWELL ENERGY
WILL ALSO BRING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
TO THE SOUTHEAST PORTION OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY. NORTH OF POINT
CONCEPTION...THE SURF WILL NOT BE AS LARGE...BUT ELEVATED SURF
AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY ACROSS THESE AREAS ALSO.

CAZ040-041-087-281330-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-140830T0100Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA ISLAND-
1022 PM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF OF 6 TO 10 FEET...WITH MAXIMUM SETS
  BETWEEN 10 TO 15 FEET AND ISOLATED SETS TO 20 FEET WILL OCCUR
  LATE THIS EVENING...THEN GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH FRIDAY. THE
  HIGHEST SURF WILL LIKELY ON SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST FACING BEACHES
  OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES.

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE
  ACROSS LOW LYING AREAS NEAR SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST FACING BEACHES
  THROUGH FRIDAY...ESPECIALLY NEAR TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

* TIDES...THE NEXT HIGH TIDE WILL BE NEAR 5 FEET AROUND 11 PM
  PDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY...THE HIGHEST SURF WILL
  IMPACT BEACHES FROM LONG BEACH THROUGH THE PALOS VERDES
  PENINSULA...INCLUDING CABRILLO BEACH AND POINT FERMIN...AS
  WELL AS MALIBU AND ZUMA BEACHES. IN VENTURA COUNTY...BEACHES
  AT OR NEAR PORT HUENEME...POINT MUGU...COUNTY LINE...AND
  OXNARD SHORES WILL BE MOST IMPACTED BY THE HIGH SURF.

* IMPACTS...THIS POWERFUL SURF EVENT HAS THE POTENTIAL TO
  PRODUCE STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO PIERS AND BEACH SIDE PROPERTY AS
  WELL AS SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION. THE POWERFUL SURF WITH VERY
  STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG SHORE CURRENTS WILL CREATE
  EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SWIMMING AND SURFING CONDITIONS...
  POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN BRING
  UNEXPECTEDLY LARGE WAVES ACROSS ROCKS AND JETTIES NEAR THE
  WATERS EDGE...AND SUDDENLY INUNDATE BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EMERGENCY AND MARINE INTERESTS SHOULD BEGIN TO TAKE NECESSARY
PRECAUTIONS TO PREPARE FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF A DAMAGING SURF
EVENT FOR SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST FACING BEACHES.

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE IN THE WATER...STAY ON THE SHORE. STAY
OFF ROCKS AND JETTIES AND AWAY FROM THE WATERS EDGE TO AVOID
BEING SWEPT AWAY BY SNEAKER WAVES. NEVER TURN YOUR BACK TO THE
OCEAN.

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

&&

$$



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