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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
422 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR WEST FACING BEACHES
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.LARGE NORTHWEST HAS CAUSED HIGH SURF TO DEVELOP ON WEST AND
NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AND WESTERN SANTA
BARBARA COUNTIES. BREAKERS OF 10 TO 14 FEET ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THIS EVENING...WITH LOCAL SETS TO 17 FEET. SOME SWELL ENERGY HAS
MOVED INTO THE INNER WATERS SOUTH OF POINT CONCEPTION. THIS SWELL
ENERGY...AND WAVES GENERATED BY STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE INNER
WATERS WILL BRING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS TO WEST FACING BEACHES OF
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES AS WELL. SURF IS EXPECTED TO
AVERAGE 5 TO 8 FEET...WITH LOCAL SETS TO 10 FEET POSSIBLE ON
EXPOSED WEST FACING BEACHES.

WIND GENERATED WAVES ON TOP OF MODERATELY HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES
MAY CAUSE SOME LOCAL FLOODING OF SUSCEPTIBLE LOW LYING AREAS NEAR
THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE LATE THIS MORNING.

CAZ087-252030-
/O.EXA.KLOX.SU.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-141226T0300Z/
CATALINA ISLAND-
422 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS
EVENING.

* SURF...6 TO 8 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 10 FEET ON THE WEST SIDE
  OF THE ISLAND.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LOCAL BEACH EROSION AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
  WITH DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. WAVES MAY OVER TOP JETTIES.
  THERE COULD BE SOME LOCAL FLOODING IN SUSCEPTIBLE LOW LYING AREAS
  NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE LATE THIS MORNING.


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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
422 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR WEST FACING BEACHES
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.LARGE NORTHWEST HAS CAUSED HIGH SURF TO DEVELOP ON WEST AND
NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AND WESTERN SANTA
BARBARA COUNTIES. BREAKERS OF 10 TO 14 FEET ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THIS EVENING...WITH LOCAL SETS TO 17 FEET. SOME SWELL ENERGY HAS
MOVED INTO THE INNER WATERS SOUTH OF POINT CONCEPTION. THIS SWELL
ENERGY...AND WAVES GENERATED BY STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE INNER
WATERS WILL BRING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS TO WEST FACING BEACHES OF
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES AS WELL. SURF IS EXPECTED TO
AVERAGE 5 TO 8 FEET...WITH LOCAL SETS TO 10 FEET POSSIBLE ON
EXPOSED WEST FACING BEACHES.

WIND GENERATED WAVES ON TOP OF MODERATELY HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES
MAY CAUSE SOME LOCAL FLOODING OF SUSCEPTIBLE LOW LYING AREAS NEAR
THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE LATE THIS MORNING.

CAZ034-035-252030-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-141226T0300Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
422 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS
EVENING...

* SURF...10 TO 14 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 17 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LOCAL BEACH EROSION AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
  WITH DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. WAVES MAY OVER TOP JETTIES.
  THERE COULD BE SOME LOCAL FLOODING IN SUSCEPTIBLE LOW LYING AREAS
  NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE LATE THIS MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

DB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
422 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR WEST FACING BEACHES
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.LARGE NORTHWEST HAS CAUSED HIGH SURF TO DEVELOP ON WEST AND
NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AND WESTERN SANTA
BARBARA COUNTIES. BREAKERS OF 10 TO 14 FEET ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THIS EVENING...WITH LOCAL SETS TO 17 FEET. SOME SWELL ENERGY HAS
MOVED INTO THE INNER WATERS SOUTH OF POINT CONCEPTION. THIS SWELL
ENERGY...AND WAVES GENERATED BY STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE INNER
WATERS WILL BRING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS TO WEST FACING BEACHES OF
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES AS WELL. SURF IS EXPECTED TO
AVERAGE 5 TO 8 FEET...WITH LOCAL SETS TO 10 FEET POSSIBLE ON
EXPOSED WEST FACING BEACHES.

WIND GENERATED WAVES ON TOP OF MODERATELY HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES
MAY CAUSE SOME LOCAL FLOODING OF SUSCEPTIBLE LOW LYING AREAS NEAR
THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE LATE THIS MORNING.

CAZ040-252030-
/O.CAN.KLOX.BH.S.0026.000000T0000Z-141226T0300Z/
/O.EXA.KLOX.SU.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-141226T0300Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
422 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS
EVENING.

* SURF...6 TO 8 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 10 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LOCAL BEACH EROSION AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
  WITH DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. WAVES MAY OVER TOP JETTIES.
  THERE COULD BE SOME LOCAL FLOODING IN SUSCEPTIBLE LOW LYING AREAS
  NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE LATE THIS MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
422 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR WEST FACING BEACHES
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.LARGE NORTHWEST HAS CAUSED HIGH SURF TO DEVELOP ON WEST AND
NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AND WESTERN SANTA
BARBARA COUNTIES. BREAKERS OF 10 TO 14 FEET ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THIS EVENING...WITH LOCAL SETS TO 17 FEET. SOME SWELL ENERGY HAS
MOVED INTO THE INNER WATERS SOUTH OF POINT CONCEPTION. THIS SWELL
ENERGY...AND WAVES GENERATED BY STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE INNER
WATERS WILL BRING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS TO WEST FACING BEACHES OF
VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES AS WELL. SURF IS EXPECTED TO
AVERAGE 5 TO 8 FEET...WITH LOCAL SETS TO 10 FEET POSSIBLE ON
EXPOSED WEST FACING BEACHES.

WIND GENERATED WAVES ON TOP OF MODERATELY HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES
MAY CAUSE SOME LOCAL FLOODING OF SUSCEPTIBLE LOW LYING AREAS NEAR
THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE LATE THIS MORNING.

CAZ041-252030-
/O.CAN.KLOX.BH.S.0026.000000T0000Z-141226T0300Z/
/O.EXA.KLOX.SU.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-141226T0300Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
422 AM PST THU DEC 25 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PST THIS
EVENING.

* SURF...5 TO 7 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 9 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...LOCAL BEACH EROSION AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
  WITH DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. WAVES MAY OVER TOP JETTIES.
  THERE COULD BE SOME LOCAL FLOODING IN SUSCEPTIBLE LOW LYING AREAS
  NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE LATE THIS MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

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