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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
901 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

PZZ673-676-222300-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-141222T2300Z/
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
901 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT ARE
  EXPECTED TO DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 10 TO 14 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 14
  SECONDS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.


&&

$$


FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LOSANGELES

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
901 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

PZZ670-222300-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-141222T2300Z/
POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO POINT SAL FROM 10 TO 60 NM-
901 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35
  KT ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 11 TO 14 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 14
  SECONDS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Coastal Flood Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
529 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...KING TIDES WILL IMPACT COASTLINE AND WATERFRONTS THROUGH
TUESDAY...

.KING TIDE WILL BEGIN TO IMPACT THE REGION THROUGH TUESDAY. THESE
HIGH SEASONAL TIDES OCCUR WHEN THE EARTH...MOON AND SUN ARE IN
ALIGNMENT AND IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO ONE ANOTHER WHICH RESULTS IN
MAXIMUM GRAVITATION FORCE ON TIDAL CYCLES. EXPECT HIGHER HIGH
TIDES AND LOWER LOW TIDES AS A RESULT OF THIS PHENOMENON EACH WITH
THEIR OWN SET OF UNIQUE IMPACTS. FOR HIGHER HIGH TIDES...LOW LYING
AREAS TYPICALLY FLOODED DURING HIGH TIDES WILL BE FURTHER
SUBMERGED AND COASTAL AREAS TYPICALLY NOT IMPACTED MAY BECOME
INUNDATED BY SEAWATER. FOR LOWER LOW TIDES... BOAT KEELS MAY TOUCH
HARBOR BOTTOM...STRONG RIP CURRENTS MAY OCCUR ON COASTAL
BEACHES...AND STRONG CURRENTS AND BREAKING WAVES IN HARBOR
ENTRANCES.

CAZ006-505-506-508-509-529-530-230400-
/O.CON.KMTR.CF.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-141223T2300Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
NORTH BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-SAN FRANCISCO BAY SHORELINE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
529 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...GENERALLY SPEAKING...EXTREME HIGH TIDES ARE EXPECTED TO
  OCCUR DURING THE MID TO LATE MORNING HOURS OF DECEMBER 22ND AND
  23RD. EXTREME LOW TIDE WILL OCCUR DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON TO
  LATE EVENING HOURS. THE EXACT TIMING OF TIDES IS LOCATION
  DEPENDENT SO PLEASE VISIT TIDESANDCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV/PORTS/...FOR
  MORE SPECIFIC TIDAL INFORMATION.

* LOCATIONS...LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST AND BAY
  FRONT INCLUDING MARSHES AND SLOUGHS. THESE LOCATIONS MAY
  INCLUDE PARKING LOTS...COASTAL TRAILS...SIDEWALKS...
  UNDERPASSES AND ROADWAYS.

* IMPACTS...SEA WATER ON ROADWAYS...PARKING LOTS...TRAILS AND
  SIDEWALKS. PEOPLE VISITING BEACHES MAY LOSE ENTRY AND EXIT TO
  COVES AND NARROW BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.
DO NOT LEAVE YOUR VEHICLE IN LOW LYING PARKING LOTS NEAR THE
COAST OR BAY FRONT. DO NOT TRAVEL THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. IF
VISITING THE COAST AVOID NARROW BEACHES AND COVES.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
902 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

PZZ565-230115-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0192.000000T0000Z-141223T1100Z/
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
902 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST
TUESDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
902 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

PZZ576-230115-
/O.CON.KMTR.SC.Y.0192.000000T0000Z-141223T1100Z/
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
902 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST
TUESDAY...

* WINDS AND WAVES: SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFMTR) OR
  OUR MARINE PAGE AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO/MARINE.PHP
  FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

CAZ040-230600-
/O.NEW.KLOX.WI.Y.0087.141223T1500Z-141223T2300Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VENTURA...OXNARD...CAMARILLO
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 3 PM PST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 3 PM PST TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...PEAK IN
  STRENGTH LATE TUESDAY MORNING...THEN SLOWLY DIMINISH TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING
  THE 1 AND 101.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

CAZ041-230600-
/O.NEW.KLOX.WI.Y.0087.141223T1500Z-141223T2300Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MALIBU...SANTA MONICA...BEVERLY HILLS...
HOLLYWOOD...LONG BEACH
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 3 PM PST TUESDAY FROM
MALIBU TO THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 3 PM PST TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40
  MPH BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS FROM MALIBU TO THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...PEAK IN
  STRENGTH LATE TUESDAY MORNING...THEN SLOWLY DIMINISH TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING
  THE 1 AND 101.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

CAZ044-045-230600-
/O.NEW.KLOX.WI.Y.0087.141223T1200Z-141223T2300Z/
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANTA PAULA...FILLMORE...OJAI...PIRU...
THOUSAND OAKS...NEWBURY PARK...MOORPARK...SIMI VALLEY
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM PST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM PST TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT...PEAK LATE
  TUESDAY MORNING..THEN SLOWLY DIMINISH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING
  THE 101...118 AND 126.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

CAZ547-230600-
/O.NEW.KLOX.WI.Y.0087.141223T1200Z-141223T2300Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODLAND HILLS...NORTHRIDGE...BURBANK...
UNIVERSAL CITY
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM PST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM PST TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT...PEAK LATE TUESDAY
  MORNING..THEN SLOWLY DIMINISH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING
  THE 5...101...118...210 AND 405.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

CAZ088-230600-
/O.NEW.KLOX.WI.Y.0087.141223T1200Z-141223T2300Z/
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANTA CLARITA...NEWHALL...VALENCIA
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM PST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM PST TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE TONIGHT...PEAK LATE TUESDAY
  MORNING..THEN SLOWLY DIMINISH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING
  THE 5...14 AND 126.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

CAZ053-054-230600-
/O.EXT.KLOX.WI.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-141223T2300Z/
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON...
MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
  MPH.

* TIMING...THERE WILL BE A LULL IN THE WIND SPEEDS LATER THIS
  MORNING AND AFTERNOON. THE WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE AGAIN
  LATE THIS EVENING...PEAK IN STRENGTH TUESDAY MORNING...THEN
  SLOWLY DIMINISH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING
  THE 2...5 AND 14.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

CAZ046-230600-
/O.EXT.KLOX.WI.Y.0086.000000T0000Z-141223T2300Z/
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...TOPANGA
851 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  50 MPH.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE LATE THIS EVENING...PEAK
  IN STRENGTH TUESDAY MORNING...THEN SLOWLY DIMINISH TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING
  THE 23.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

RAT

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
323 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS FOR LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
FOR THE COASTAL MOUNTAIN SLOPES AND ADJACENT FOOTHILL AREAS...

.GUSTY NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING AND
STRENGTHEN LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL
GRADUALLY WEAKEN FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

CAZ042-048-050-055>058-222230-
/O.UPG.KSGX.HW.A.0013.141223T0600Z-141223T2200Z/
/O.NEW.KSGX.WI.Y.0055.141223T0600Z-141224T1600Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
323 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM PST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM PST
WEDNESDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...AREAS OF NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS STRENGTHENING TO 20 TO
  30 MPH LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING WITH GUSTS TO 50
  MPH. ISOLATED GUSTS TO 60 MPH. WINDS GRADUALLY SUBSIDING FOR
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATION...ALONG COASTAL MOUNTAIN SLOPES AND ADJACENT FOOTHILL
  AREAS. STRONGEST WINDS FOR THE COASTAL FOOTHILLS OF THE SANTA
  ANA MOUNTAINS AND THE COASTAL SLOPES OF THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY
  MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...THE WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN BEGINNING THIS EVENING WITH
  STRONGEST WINDS FOR LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING. WINDS
  GRADUALLY SUBSIDING FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
  WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...BROKEN TREE LIMBS...DEBRIS ON ROADWAYS...AND DIFFICULT
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

CURRENT WIND GUST REPORTS ON THE WEB:
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/SGX/GMAP/INDEX.PHP

FOR A DETAILED MAP OF THE HAZARD:
WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=SGX

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Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
144 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES AND ELEVATED SURF TO CREATE STRONG RIP
CURRENTS AND MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW THROUGH TUESDAY...

.A LONG PERIOD WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE ELEVATED SURF
ALONG EXPOSED WEST FACING BEACHES IN SAN DIEGO AND ORANGE
COUNTIES TODAY. ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDES ABOVE 7 FEET
EACH MORNING...COMBINED WITH THE ELEVATED SURF...MAY CAUSE MINOR
TIDAL OVERFLOW IN LOW-LYING BEACH AREAS THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.
STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE THROUGH THE PERIOD.

CAZ042-043-222200-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0029.000000T0000Z-141223T1800Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
144 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

* SURF...3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SETS TO 6 FEET POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...HIGHEST SURF ALONG EXPOSED WEST-FACING BEACHES...
  ESPECIALLY NORTH OF NEWPORT BEACH IN ORANGE COUNTY AND SOUTH
  OF DEL MAR IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY.

* TIMING...SURF SLOWLY LOWERING THROUGH TUESDAY. MINOR TIDAL
  OVERFLOW EACH MORNING AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH TUESDAY.

* TIDES...HIGH TIDES AROUND 7 FEET BETWEEN ABOUT 8 AM AND 9 AM
  EACH DAY.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING
  AREAS ALONG THE BEACH IS POSSIBLE...INCLUDING BEACH PARKING
  LOTS.

* OUTLOOK...ANOTHER LONG PERIOD WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL ARRIVING
  WEDNESDAY WILL LIKELY CONTINUE ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP
  CURRENTS INTO FRIDAY. LOWERING MORNING HIGH TIDES WILL DIMINISH
  THE RISK OF TIDAL OVERFLOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS STRONG
RIP CURRENTS...ELEVATED SURF HEIGHTS...MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW...OR
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE AT LOCAL BEACHES. OBEY POSTED WARNING
SIGNS AND FLAGS AND TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE SWIMMING. USE
CAUTION WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER AND ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

SS

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU.
PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING LINK TO GIVE US FEEDBACK
ON THE NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT:

HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PST MON DEC 22 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-231400-
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 MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

LOCALLY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AT TIMES.
MARINERS IN THE OUTER WATERS WILL FACE HAZARDOUS GALE FORCE WINDS.
BEACHGOERS WILL EXPERIENCE A HIGHER THAN NORMAL RISK OF DANGEROUS
RIP CURRENTS.

* WIND ADVISORY..............SEE WWUS76 KLOX - NPWLOX FOR DETAILS *

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

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

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.

$$

RORKE

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