Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
906 AM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

...LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS BEACH CONDITIONS
FRIDAY.

A STORM WELL TO THE NORTH THAT GENERATED A LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL
CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE CENTRAL COAST TODAY. THE LONG PERIOD SWELL IN
COMBINATION WITH FAVORABLE WINDS WILL LEAD TO HAZARDOUS BEACH
CONDITIONS... INCLUDING RIP CURRENTS... SNEAKER WAVES... AND LARGE
BREAKING WAVES.

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-180400-
/O.CON.KMTR.BH.S.0002.000000T0000Z-150418T0400Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
906 AM PDT FRI APR 17 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATION...PACIFIC COASTLINE FROM SONOMA COUNTY THROUGH
  MONTEREY COUNTY.

* TIMING...LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL REMAIN THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...INCREASED LIKELIHOOD OF PEOPLE BEING PULLED OUT TO
  SEA BY RIP CURRENTS OR WASHED INTO THE SEA BY SNEAKER WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT MEANS THE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS
CONDITIONS MAY EXIST ON SPECIFIC BEACHES. THESE HAZARDS MAY
INCLUDE LARGE SHORE BREAK...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND POSSIBLY
SNEAKER WAVES. ALL OF WHICH COULD BE LIFE THREATENING. BE SURE TO
ALWAYS KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE OCEAN.

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS.

&&

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