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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
323 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HIGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.A LONG PERIOD WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL ARRIVING TODAY WILL GENERATE
HIGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES OF ORANGE AND SAN
DIEGO COUNTIES. SURF WILL BUILD TODAY AND PEAK SATURDAY INTO
EARLY SUNDAY. SWELL AND SURF WILL SLOWLY LOWER ON SUNDAY.

CAZ043-552-122200-
/O.CON.KSGX.SU.Y.0007.160212T1800Z-160215T0400Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
323 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 8 PM PST SUNDAY...

* SWELL...8 TO 9 FT AT 17 TO 18 SECONDS FROM THE WEST-NORTHWEST
  AROUND 290 DEGREES.

* WAVES AND SURF...3 TO 6 FT TODAY...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT BY
  SATURDAY. LOCAL SETS TO 8 FT NORTH OF NEWPORT BEACH AND SOUTH OF
  DEL MAR. SURF SLOWLY LOWERING SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL CREATE
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. MINOR BEACH EROSION IS ALSO
  POSSIBLE. LARGER WAVES MAY OVER-TOP JETTIES OR SEA WALLS AT
  TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

SS

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
301 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

.A MODERATELY LARGE AND VERY LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL SPREAD ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY. HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT MANY WEST AND
NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...THEN SURF
WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE.

CAZ040-041-087-121915-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0010.160212T1700Z-160214T2000Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
301 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
NOON PST SUNDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF WILL BUILD TO 4 TO 8 FEET TODAY...THEN
  PEAK AT 5 TO 10 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. SURF WILL
  BEGIN TO SUBSIDE SLOWLY SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF MAY CAUSE MINOR BEACH EROSION AND
  STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING.
  SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY BEACHES AND
  JETTIES AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

* LOCATIONS...SURF WILL BE HIGHEST ON EXPOSED WEST AND NORTHWEST
  FACING BEACHES. LOCAL SETS TO 12 FEET ARE POSSIBLE NEAR
  VENTURA HARBOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

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

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
329 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

PZZ676-121930-
/O.EXB.KLOX.SC.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-160215T1100Z/
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
329 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST MONDAY.

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HAZARDOUS WIND AND SEA
CONDITIONS WILL EXIST FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
328 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ676-121730-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
328 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25
KT...STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 18 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 18 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS
ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS.
PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF DENSE FOG...WITH
VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS
ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 17 SECONDS.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS
ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 14 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...STRONGEST NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND.
COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 20 KT LATE. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15
SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 15 SECONDS LATE.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
6 FT.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-121400-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA ISLAND-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
600 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY

HIGH SURF WILL DEVELOP ACROSS WEST TO NORTHWEST BEACHES FOR THE
CENTRAL COAST LATE TONIGHT. THERE WILL BE HIGH RIP CURRENT RISKS.

* HIGH SURF ADVISORY.........SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT MOST WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES FRIDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THERE WILL BE HIGH RIP CURRENT RISKS. THERE
WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION BEGINNING SATURDAY.

* HIGH SURF ADVISORY.........SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

KAPLAN

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