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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 9:45 PM PST on January 18, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect from 4 PM Thursday to
9 PM PST Tuesday...

* surf... surf of 4 to 8 feet on Thursday may build to 10 to 16
feet by late Friday and Saturday. The surf will diminish
Sunday and Monday but will remain above high surf thresholds.

* Impacts... large and powerful surf with dangerous rip currents
and breaking waves on rocks and jetties. Damage to piers is
possible on Saturday... as well as coastal flooding of beach
parking lots and walkways. Ventura Harbor will have breaking
waves across the entrance.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf and rip currents will
make swimming and rock jetties dangerous.

Remember... swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current
remain calm. Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction
following the shoreline. When out of the current... swim back to
shore. If tired... float or tread water until out of the rip
current. If unable to escape... face the shore and call or wave
for help.





Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch

Statement as of 9:06 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EST on January 21, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 9 am PST
Thursday...
... Gale watch remains in effect from Friday morning through
Saturday afternoon...

* winds... southeast to south winds will increase to 15 to 25 kt
with gusts to 30 kt late tonight and early Thursday morning.
Winds will diminish some on Thursday afternoon and Thursday
night then west winds will develop and increase to 15 to 30 kt
with gusts up to 40 kt are possible Friday and Friday night.

* Seas... combined seas will build to 4 to 6 feet late tonight and
early Thursday morning. Seas will continue to build to 14 to 17
feet with periods around 15 seconds by Saturday morning.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A gale watch is issued when hazardous gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots are probable in the near future... but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.

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.



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Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Arizona - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement, Special Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Connecticut - Special Statement
Florida - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Special Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Nevada - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , Special Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oregon - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Ice Storm Warning , Record Report
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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