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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 5:49 AM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 21, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 4 PM PST Tuesday...

* surf... high surf of 10 to 15 feet this morning will diminish to
around 9 to 12 feet by this evening. The surf will remain at
this level into Tuesday and may increase again Tuesday
afternoon. If so... the high surf advisory will likely be extended
into Wednesday.

* Impacts... large waves and strong rip currents will increase
the risk of ocean drowning for swimmers and surfers. Large
breaking waves can cause injury... wash people off beaches and
rocks... and capsize small boats nearshore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.


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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 12:43 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 AM EST on February 21, 2017


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 am PST Tuesday...

* winds... south to southeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40
mph.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and very wet soils will
result in an increased threat of downed trees. Gusty winds will
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving, use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.





Small Craft Advisory

Statement as of 2:25 PM PST on February 20, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PST this
evening...

See the coastal waters forecast (cwflox) 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.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:48 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 3:48 AM EST on February 21, 2017


... Wind reports for the past 12 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Tepusquet 38 mph 0706 am 02/20 3200

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 43 mph 0500 am 02/20 105
Lompoc Hills 38 mph 0205 am 02/20 1528

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 45 mph 1035 am 02/20 3770
Carrizo 36 mph 1100 am 02/20 2490

... San Luis Obispo County central coast...
4 NNW Cambria 35 mph 0933 am 02/20 228

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


NWS Los Angeles/Oxnard CA

1248 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

... Wind reports for the past 12 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Tepusquet 38 mph 0706 am 02/20 3200

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 43 mph 0500 am 02/20 105
Lompoc Hills 38 mph 0205 am 02/20 1528

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 45 mph 1035 am 02/20 3770
Carrizo 36 mph 1100 am 02/20 2490

... San Luis Obispo County central coast...
4 NNW Cambria 35 mph 0933 am 02/20 228

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.



High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 5:49 AM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 21, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 4 PM PST Tuesday...

* surf... high surf of 10 to 15 feet this morning will diminish to
around 9 to 12 feet by this evening. The surf will remain at
this level into Tuesday and may increase again Tuesday
afternoon. If so... the high surf advisory will likely be extended
into Wednesday.

* Impacts... large waves and strong rip currents will increase
the risk of ocean drowning for swimmers and surfers. Large
breaking waves can cause injury... wash people off beaches and
rocks... and capsize small boats nearshore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.


Ck/kj/asr



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