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Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
514 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

FLZ124-125-133-138-GAZ154-166-210300-
/O.CON.KJAX.CF.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-190321T0300Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-190321T0300Z/
/O.CON.KJAX.RP.S.0004.000000T0000Z-190321T0300Z/
Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coastal St. Johns-Coastal Flagler-
Coastal Glynn-Coastal Camden-
514 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...Atlantic Coastal Areas of Northeast Florida and
  Southeast Georgia and the St Johns River downstream of
  Jacksonville through Mayport.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 foot this evening.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Flooding of low lying areas along the
  shore during times of high tide.

* SURF AND RIP CURRENT RISK...Surf/Breakers 5 to 8 feet along the
  coast along with a high risk of rip currents.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...Beach erosion expected during times of
  high tide.

* TIMING...Minor impacts for this evenings high tide cycle.

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.

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

There is a High Risk of rip currents.

Rip currents will be life threatening.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in the
sandbar and in the vicinity of structures such as groins, jetties
and piers. Heed the advice of lifeguards and the beach patrol.
Pay attention to flags and posted signs.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current remain calm.
Don`t fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave
for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of the rip
current.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
315 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...ROUGH SURF AND MINOR BEACH EROSION POSSIBLE LATE TODAY AND
TONIGHT FROM OREGON INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...

.An area of low pressure will move through the area tonight into
early Thursday. Strong south to southeast winds will develop this
evening and continue overnight. Building seas combined with high
astronomical tides will result in elevated waters levels, rough
surf and minor beach erosion for the beaches.

NCZ095-103-104-210900-
/O.CON.KMHX.SU.Y.0004.190320T2100Z-190321T0900Z/
Carteret-Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
315 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...Beaches from Oregon Inlet to Bogue Inlet.

* SURF HEIGHT...5 to 8 feet.

* TIMING...Tonight.

* IMPACTS...Rough surf and minor beach erosion.

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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
315 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...ROUGH SURF AND MINOR BEACH EROSION POSSIBLE LATE TODAY AND
TONIGHT FROM OREGON INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT...

.An area of low pressure will move through the area tonight into
early Thursday. Strong south to southeast winds will develop this
evening and continue overnight. Building seas combined with high
astronomical tides will result in elevated waters levels, rough
surf and minor beach erosion for the beaches.

NCZ098-210900-
/O.EXA.KMHX.SU.Y.0004.190320T2100Z-190321T0900Z/
Onslow-
315 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a High Surf Advisory, which is in effect until 5 AM EDT Thursday.

* LOCATIONS...Onslow county beaches.

* SURF HEIGHT...5 to 8 feet.

* TIMING...Tonight.

* IMPACTS...Rough surf and minor beach erosion.

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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Diego CA
1208 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...POSSIBLE LIGHTNING AND HIGH SURF...

.Thunderstorms over the coastal waters may briefly move onshore
resulting in lightning at or near the beaches this afternoon. The
High Surf Advisory also continues for high surf on the beaches
through Friday, particularly in San Diego County.

CAZ043-552-210200-
/O.NEW.KSGX.BH.S.0012.190320T2000Z-190321T0200Z/
/O.CON.KSGX.SU.Y.0006.190320T2000Z-190322T2000Z/
San Diego County Coastal Areas-Orange County Coastal Areas-
1208 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM PDT FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a Beach
Hazards Statement...which is in effect until 7 PM PDT this
evening.

* Changes since last issuance...Beach Hazards Statement issued for
  potential lightning at/near beaches this afternoon.

* Waves and Surf...4 to 7 feet in Orange County. 5 to 8 feet in
  San Diego County, highest south of Del Mar.

* Timing...Lightning possible this afternoon. Swell and surf
  building today, peaking Thursday and gradually subsiding Friday.

* Impacts...Strong rip currents and risk of drowning with
  dangerous swimming conditions. Localized beach erosion or
  flooding possible. Dangerous lightning.

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.

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.

&&

$$

Rodriguez
https://www.weather.gov/sandiego

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
1201 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

CAZ040-210315-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-190321T2200Z/
Ventura County Coast-
1201 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* SURF...4 to 7 feet, mainly on west facing beaches.

* 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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
1201 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

CAZ034-035-210315-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-190321T0600Z/
San Luis Obispo County Central Coast-
Santa Barbara County Central Coast-
1201 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* SURF...9 to 12 feet, mainly on west to northwest facing
  beaches.

* 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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
1201 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

CAZ041-087-210315-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-190321T2200Z/
Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles-
Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands-
1201 PM PDT Wed Mar 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* SURF...4 to 7 feet, mainly on west facing beaches.

* 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

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
712 AM HST Wed Mar 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU
KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI...

.Surf will be on the rise today as a new long-period northwest
swell fills in and peaks overnight tonight. Surf is expected to
stay elevated at least through Thursday night and possibly into
Friday as a series of reinforcing northwest swells move through.

HIZ001>003-006>008-012-013-017-019-020-210615-
/O.NEW.PHFO.SU.Y.0022.190320T1712Z-190322T1600Z/
Niihau-Kauai Windward-Kauai Leeward-Waianae Coast-
Oahu North Shore-Oahu Koolau-Molokai Windward-Molokai Leeward-
Maui Windward West-Maui Central Valley-Windward Haleakala-
712 AM HST Wed Mar 20 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM HST FRIDAY FOR NORTH
AND WEST FACING SHORES OF NIIHAU KAUAI OAHU MOLOKAI AND NORTH
FACING SHORES OF MAUI...

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a High Surf
Advisory, which is in effect until 6 AM HST Friday.

* SURF...Rising to 15 to 20 feet this afternoon along north and
  west facing shores of Niihau and Kauai, and along north facing
  shores of Oahu, Molokai, and Maui. Rising to 10 to 14 feet this
  afternoon along west facing shores of Oahu and Molokai.

* TIMING...Surf building through tonight and holding through
  Thursday night.

* IMPACTS...Moderate...Expect strong breaking waves, shore break,
  and strong longshore and rip currents making swimming difficult
  and dangerous.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Heed all advice given by ocean safety officials and exercise
caution. Boaters should expect recreational surfers and body
boarders utilizing harbor channels to access surfing areas.

&&

$$

Kino

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