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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 3:40 PM PST on December 18, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EST on December 21, 2014

... High surf advisory now in effect from 11 am Friday to 10 PM
PST Saturday...

* waves and surf: seas peaking near 20 feet will cause average
breaking wave heights of 20 to 28 feet in the surf zone.

* Timing: late Friday morning through late Saturday evening. Wave
heights are expected to peak at west facing beaches Friday
afternoon and evening. South gales are likely to worsen breaking
wave impacts at and around the time of high tide at south
through west facing portions of the coastline around midday on

* Impacts: large surf will make beaches and jetties very
dangerous. Waves of this magnitude can easily sweep people and
large objects from jetties and... possibly... into the cold ocean
water. Use extreme caution along and near the coast... especially
at and around the time of high tide.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing rip currents and localized beach


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