Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
652 AM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...LARGE SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS FROM LATE THIS MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING FOR THE BEACHES ALONG THE CENTRAL
COAST...

.A BUILDING NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BRING LARGE SURF AND STRONG RIP
CURRENTS TO THE CENTRAL COAST BEACHES BEGINNING LATE THIS MORNING
AND CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

CAZ034-035-062200-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0008.150506T1700Z-150507T1800Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
652 AM PDT WED MAY 6 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 11 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* SURF...SURF WILL BUILD TO 8 TO 10 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 12
  FEET LATER THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...A BUILDING MID-PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BRING
  LARGE SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS TO THE BEACHES OF THE
  CENTRAL COAST FROM LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF AND POWERFUL RIP CURRENTS WILL PRODUCE
  EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. PEOPLE STANDING TOO
  CLOSE TO THE WAVES CAN BE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET AND INJURED.
  LARGE WAVES CAN SWEEP PEOPLE OFF OF JETTIES AND WAVES MAY WASH
  OVER SEA WALLS. BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED AT TIMES 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
EROSION.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

/KJ





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