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High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 10:20 PM PST on January 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 AM EST on January 22, 2017


... High surf warning remains in effect until 6 am PST Sunday...
... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 6 am PST
Sunday...

* coastal flooding... a combination of large wave runup and high
tide Saturday morning will lead to an increased risk of minor
coastal flooding of low lying areas such as beach parking lots
and campgrounds.

* Surf... surf of 10 to 15 feet will build to 20 to 30 feet through
Saturday. The surf will slowly diminish Sunday through
Tuesday... but will remain above high surf thresholds.

* Impacts... the large surf will likely cause additional beach
erosion and could potentially damage coastal structures... such
as piers. Strong rip currents that will create a risk of ocean
drowning. Sneaker waves can suddenly overrun previously dry
beaches and jetties. Minor coastal flooding of beach parking
lots... walkways and campgrounds is possible... especially
around the times of high tide each morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf warning means that large and battering surf could
damage coastal structures and will make swimming and rock jetties
very dangerous.

A high surf advisory means that high surf and rip currents will
make swimming and rock jetties dangerous.

Remember... swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current
remain calm. Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction
following the shoreline. When out of the current... swim back to
shore. If tired... float or tread water until out of the rip
current. If unable to escape... face the shore and call or wave
for help.

A coastal Flood Advisory means that minor and shallow flooding is
occurring or imminent. Avoid low-lying coastal areas... especially
during high tides.






Small Craft Advisory, Gale Warning

Statement as of 2:33 AM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory in effect until 9 PM PST this evening...
... Gale Warning in effect from 9 PM this evening to noon PST
Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
Gale Warning... which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to noon
PST Sunday. A Small Craft Advisory has also been issued. This
Small Craft Advisory is in effect until 9 PM PST this evening.
The Gale Warning has been cancelled.

* Winds... southwest winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts to 45 kt are
expected when winds are strongest.

* Seas... combined seas of 22 to 25 feet with periods around 17
seconds are expected when waves are largest.

See the coastal waters forecast (cwflox) for more details.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous sea conditions will
exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners... especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.







Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Alaska - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - High Wind Watch
Delaware - Special Statement
Florida - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, Beach Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Watch
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Massachusetts - High Wind Watch
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Mississippi - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Freezing Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
New Jersey - High Wind Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New York - High Wind Watch , Special Statement
North Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oregon - High Surf Warning , High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Pennsylvania - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Rhode Island - High Wind Watch
South Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
- Tornado Watch
- Marine Fog Advisory

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