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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
607 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...LARGE AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING SURF AT TIMES ALONG THE CENTRAL
COAST THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING FOR THE CENTRAL COAST THIS WEEKEND NEAR
TIMES OF HIGH TIDE...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EXPOSED WEST FACING SHORES IN VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH SUNDAY...

A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO BRING HIGH SURF TO THE
CENTRAL COAST THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...AND TO WEST FACING BEACHES OF
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

CAZ041-087-211200-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0028.000000T0000Z-141221T1200Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA ISLAND-
607 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST SUNDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF 5 TO 7 FEET. STRONG AND FREQUENT RIP
  CURRENTS ON ALL BEACHES.

* LOCATION...ALONG EXPOSED WEST FACING SHORES FROM SANTA MONICA
  BAY SOUTHWARD TO TORRANCE BEACH. ALSO FROM BEN WESTON POINT TO
  TWO HARBORS ON CATALINA ISLAND.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS IN THE VICINITY OF HIGH SURF.
  MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW DURING HIGHER 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.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-211400-
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 SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
TODAY AND TONIGHT. THIS WILL PRODUCE HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ALONG THE
CENTRAL COAST AS WELL AS WEST FACING BEACHES OF LOS ANGELES AND
VENTURA COUNTIES.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST INCLUDE SIGNIFICANT BEACH
EROSION...STRUCTURE DAMAGE...AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING NEAR TIMES
OF MORNING HIGH TIDE.

THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON ALL AREA BEACHES TODAY
AND TONIGHT.

GUSTY NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS WILL AFFECT THE SANTA YNEZ
RANGE...THE ADJACENT SOUTH COAST OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY BELOW
PASSES AND CANYONS...AND THE INTERSTATE 5 CORRIDOR TONIGHT...AND
WINDS MAY GET CLOSE TO ADVISORY LEVELS.

GUSTY WINDS MAY ALSO AFFECT THE SAN FERNANDO AND SANTA CLARITA
VALLEYS AND THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS TONIGHT.

* FLOOD ADVISORY.............SEE WGUS86 KLOX - FLSLOX 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... SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
SUNDAY. THIS WILL PRODUCE HIGH SURF CONDITIONS ALONG THE CENTRAL
COAST AS WELL AS WEST FACING BEACHES OF VENTURA COUNTY.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST INCLUDE SIGNIFICANT BEACH
EROSION...STRUCTURE DAMAGE...AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING NEAR TIMES
OF MORNING HIGH TIDE.

THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON ALL AREA BEACHES TODAY
AND TONIGHT.

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE ACROSS THE OUTER
COASTAL WATERS...POTENTIALLY REACHING GALE FORCE BY SUNDAY NIGHT.

GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL AFFECT THE SANTA YNEZ RANGE...THE ADJACENT
SOUTH COAST OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS...
THE INTERSTATE 5 CORRIDOR...AND PORTIONS OF THE LOS ANGELES AND
VENTURA COUNTY VALLEYS SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT...THEN GUSTY
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA
COUNTIES MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* 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 *

* GALE WATCH...............SEE WHUS76 KLOX - MWWLOX FOR DETAILS *

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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