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California, Santa Barbara County Central Coast

High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 5:48 PM PST on December 18, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EST on December 21, 2014


... High surf advisory in effect from 9 PM Friday to midnight PST
Sunday night...

... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 3 am Saturday to 3 PM
PST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
high surf advisory... which is in effect from 9 PM Friday to
midnight PST Sunday night. A coastal Flood Advisory has also been
issued. This coastal Flood Advisory is in effect from 3 am
Saturday to 3 PM PST Sunday.

* Surf and timing... surf heights will likely exceed 10 feet by
late Friday evening. The peak of the event will likely occur on
Saturday when 15 to 20 foot breakers... with locally higher sets
will be likely for exposed northwest facing beaches. Surf should
gradually subside through Sunday... but may remain above 10 feet
through late Sunday evening.

* Coastal flooding... there be the potential for minor coastal
flooding this weekend... especially a few hours either side of
high tide. A high tide of 6.2 feet will occur at Port San Luis
at 752 am on Saturday... then 6.4 feet at 831 am on Sunday.

* Impacts... there is the potential for significant beach
erosion... damage to structures such as piers... minor coastal
flooding... dangerous rip currents... and sneaker waves.

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.

A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that the very large surf and
high tides will combine to generate flooding of low lying areas
along the shore.








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