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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
752 PM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

CAZ101-103-104-191200-
/O.EXT.KEKA.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-180219T1700Z/
Coastal Del Norte-Northern Humboldt Coast-Southwestern Humboldt-
752 PM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF...Breaking waves 20 to 23 feet along west and
  northwest facing beaches.

* IMPACTS...Large breaking waves along the coast will lead to
  increased wave run-up on beaches with waves topping and
  washing over large rocks and jetties. These large waves can be
  erratic and unpredictable. Use extra caution near the surf
  zone as these large waves will be capable of sweeping people
  into the frigid and turbulent ocean water.

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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
752 PM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

CAZ109-191200-
/O.CON.KEKA.SU.Y.0002.180219T0900Z-180219T2000Z/
Mendocino Coast-
752 PM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO NOON PST
MONDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF...Breaking waves 19 to 22 feet along west and
  northwest facing beaches.

* IMPACTS...Large breaking waves along the coast will lead to
  increased wave run-up on beaches with waves topping and
  washing over large rocks and jetties. These large waves can be
  erratic and unpredictable. Use extra caution near the surf
  zone as these large waves will be capable of sweeping people
  into the frigid and turbulent ocean water.

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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
720 PM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

CAZ034-035-191230-
/O.EXT.KLOX.SU.Y.0007.180219T1400Z-180220T2200Z/
San Luis Obispo County Central Coast-
Santa Barbara County Central Coast-
720 PM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO 2 PM PST
TUESDAY...

* SURF...Surf will build to 10 to 14 feet on Monday, then subside
  to below 10 feet by late Tuesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...There is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
  currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
  breaking waves can cause injury...wash people off beaches and
  rocks...and capsize small boats near shore.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don`t swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$

Sweet/Kittell

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Medford OR
246 PM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

ORZ021-022-191200-
/O.CON.KMFR.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180219T1200Z/
South Central Oregon Coast-Curry County Coast-
246 PM PST Sun Feb 18 2018

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

* Waves and Surf...Breakers up to 25 feet are expected.

* Timing...Through Sunday night.

* Impacts...Waves will run up much higher on the beaches than
  normal. These waves will be powerful and can sweep people off
  jetties and other exposed rocks. They can also easily move
  large logs and other beach debris. Bar crossings and the surf
  zone will be dangerous due to strong currents and breaking
  waves

* View the hazard area in detail at
  https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mfr/HAZARD

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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