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High Surf Advisory


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
657 PM PDT THU AUG 28 2014

CAZ040-041-087-291200-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-140830T0100Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA ISLAND-
657 PM PDT THU AUG 28 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* SURF...SURF WILL RANGE FROM 5 TO 8 FEET WITH LOCAL MAX SETS TO
  10 FEET ALONG EXPOSED SOUTH FACING SHORES THROUGH TONIGHT. THE
  SURF WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE THROUGH FRIDAY.

* TIDES...HIGH TIDES ARE EXPECTED TO BE NEAR MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AT
  AROUND 4.5 FEET...AND AGAIN NEAR NOON FRIDAY AT AROUND 5 FEET.

* LOCATIONS...IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY...THE HIGHEST SURF WILL
  IMPACT BEACHES FROM LONG BEACH THROUGH THE PALOS VERDES
  PENINSULA...INCLUDING CABRILLO BEACH AND POINT FERMIN...AS
  WELL AS MALIBU AND ZUMA BEACHES. IN VENTURA COUNTY...BEACHES
  AT OR NEAR PORT HUENEME...POINT MUGU...COUNTY LINE...AND
  OXNARD SHORES WILL BE MOST IMPACTED BY THE HIGH SURF.

* IMPACTS...VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG SHORE CURRENTS
  WILL CREATE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SWIMMING AND SURFING
  CONDITIONS... POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING. UNEXPECTEDLY LARGE
  WAVES CAN COVER ROCKS AND JETTIES NEAR THE WATERS EDGE...AND
  SUDDENLY INUNDATE BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE IN THE WATER...STAY ON THE SHORE. STAY
OFF ROCKS AND JETTIES AND AWAY FROM THE WATERS EDGE TO AVOID BEING
SWEPT AWAY. NEVER TURN YOUR BACK TO THE OCEAN.

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

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
307 AM PDT FRI AUG 29 2014

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

PZZ676-291615-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
307 AM PDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST NW OF
SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING
20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT...POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 35 KT...ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT
BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
803 PM PDT THU AUG 28 2014

PZZ673-676-291515-
/O.CON.KLOX.SC.Y.0099.000000T0000Z-140830T1000Z/
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
803 PM PDT THU AUG 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT
SATURDAY...

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$


Gale Watch


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
307 AM PDT FRI AUG 29 2014

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

PZZ676-291615-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
307 AM PDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. STRONGEST NW OF
SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 30 KT. STRONGEST
NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING
20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT...POSSIBLE GUSTS TO 35 KT...ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT
BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO
10 FT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. PATCHY FOG.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PDT THU AUG 28 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-291300-
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 PDT THU AUG 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

HURRICANE MARIE WILL LIKELY BRING DAMAGING AND POTENTIALLY LIFE
THREATENING SURF AND VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS TO SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST
FACING BEACHES OF LOS ANGELES...VENTURA...AND SOUTHEAST SANTA
BARBARA COUNTIES TODAY AND TONIGHT. DAMAGING SURF OF 10 TO 15 FEET
WILL BE LIKELY...ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR STRUCTURE DAMAGE AND
SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION. OTHER POTENTIAL IMPACTS WITH THIS EVENT
INCLUDE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE...AS WELL
AS VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND SNEAKER WAVES.

TRIPLE DIGIT MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE LOCAL HEAT RELATED
HAZARDS IN THE VALLEYS THIS AFTERNOON.

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

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE DAMAGING AND POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING SURF AND VERY STRONG
RIP CURRENTS AFFECTING SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST FACING BEACHES OF LOS
ANGELES...VENTURA...AND SOUTHEAST SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. OTHER POTENTIAL IMPACTS WITH THIS EVENT
INCLUDE MINOR COASTAL FLOODING DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE...AS WELL
AS VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND SNEAKER WAVES.

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

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

ASR

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