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Beach Hazards Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
1115 AM PST Wed Nov 13 2019

...INCREASED RISK OF SNEAKER WAVES MIDDAY THURSDAY TO MIDDAY
FRIDAY...

.A long period WNW swell will impact the coastline from Sonoma
southward through Big Sur beginning midday Thursday. Forerunner
waves will arrive earlier in the day Thursday, however, the
greatest risk of sneaker waves impacting the coast will stretch
from 1pm Thursday through Friday afternoon. These sneaker waves
are infrequent waves just powerful enough to knock unsuspecting
people visiting the coast into the ocean during otherwise
deceptively light seas.

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-141500-
/O.NEW.KMTR.BH.S.0006.191115T0000Z-191116T0000Z/
San Francisco-
Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore-
San Francisco Peninsula Coast-Northern Monterey Bay-
Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast-
1115 AM PST Wed Nov 13 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Beach
Hazards Statement for increased sneaker wave risk, which is in
effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon.

* TIMING...The greatest sneaker wave risk will be from Thursday
  afternoon through Friday afternoon.

* LOCATION...Entire Pacific coastline from Sonoma south to Big
  Sur.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...Larger surf at offshore breaks and an
  enhanced risk of sneaker waves on northwest California beaches.
  Steep beaches will have a higher risk of sneaker wave activity
  with greater wave run-up onto beaches. Large waves will also
  wash over jetties and rock outcroppings that may normally stay
  dry.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Beach Hazard Statement for sneaker waves means that conditions
are present to support a heightened risk of unsuspecting beach
goers being swept into the sea by a wave. People walking along the
beach should never turn their back to the sea. Fisherman should
avoid fishing from rocks or jetties.

&&

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