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Beach Hazards Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Eureka CA
337 AM PST Fri Jan 27 2023

CAZ101-103-104-109-271945-
/O.CON.KEKA.BH.S.0003.000000T0000Z-230128T0200Z/
Coastal Del Norte-Northern Humboldt Coast-Southwestern Humboldt-
Mendocino Coast-
337 AM PST Fri Jan 27 2023

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Large unexpected waves along the coast.

* WHERE...Coastal Del Norte, Northern Humboldt Coast,
  Southwestern Humboldt and Mendocino Coast Counties.

* WHEN...Through this afternoon.. .

* IMPACTS...Large, unexpected waves can sweep across the beach
  without warning, sweeping people into the sea from rocks,
  jetties, and beaches. These waves can also move large objects
  such as logs, crushing anyone caught underneath.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Don`t be fooled by an ocean that looks calm.  There can be
30 minutes of small waves before a sneaker wave strikes.  Avoid
rocks and jetties. Avoid steep beaches.  Stay much farther back
from the water and never turn your back on the ocean.

&&

$$



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