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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 1:32 PM PST on December 16, 2017

Expires 12:00 PM EST on December 17, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 9 am PST Sunday...

* surf... surf will peak at 10 to 15 feet today and early tonight
then slowly subside to 4 to 8 feet by mid morning Sunday.

* Impacts... large, powerful and dangerous waves with strong
currents will create an increased risk of drowning. Sneaker
waves can suddenly wash over previously dry beaches and
jetties. There will also be a high risk of life-threatening
rip currents. Damaging breaking waves are possible near the
entrance to Morro Bay Harbor.

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. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.


/Kj


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:37 AM PST on December 16, 2017

Expires 1:37 AM EST on December 17, 2017


... Wind reports for the previous 6 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County mountains...
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 38 mph 0700 am 12/16 4841

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Santa Barbara botanic garden 55 mph 0824 am 12/16 752
Santa Barbara-Riviera 41 mph 0800 am 12/16 728
San Marcos Pass RAWS 38 mph 0506 am 12/16 1491

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Montecito hills 65 mph 0747 am 12/16 1619
Tepusquet 57 mph 0906 am 12/16 3200
10 E Santa Maria 38 mph 0920 am 12/16 1695

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 39 mph 0500 am 12/16 105
traquillon mtn poc 37 mph 0715 am 12/16 2142
Lompoc Hills 36 mph 0635 am 12/16 1528

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 40 mph 0835 am 12/16 3770

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Porter ranch 35 mph 0800 am 12/16 1633

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Whitaker Peak 65 mph 0957 am 12/16 4120
Sandberg 45 mph 0641 am 12/16 4510
Camp nine 36 mph 0455 am 12/16 4000

... Antelope Valley...
Palmdale apt. 45 mph 0517 am 12/16 2543
poppy park 44 mph 0556 am 12/16 2759
Lancaster Fox Field 40 mph 0459 am 12/16 2351
Lake Palmdale 35 mph 0455 am 12/16 2980

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.

Tf


1037 am PST Sat Dec 16 2017

... Wind reports for the previous 6 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County mountains...
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 38 mph 0700 am 12/16 4841

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Santa Barbara botanic garden 55 mph 0824 am 12/16 752
Santa Barbara-Riviera 41 mph 0800 am 12/16 728
San Marcos Pass RAWS 38 mph 0506 am 12/16 1491

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Montecito hills 65 mph 0747 am 12/16 1619
Tepusquet 57 mph 0906 am 12/16 3200
10 E Santa Maria 38 mph 0920 am 12/16 1695

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Point Arguello cman 39 mph 0500 am 12/16 105
traquillon mtn poc 37 mph 0715 am 12/16 2142
Lompoc Hills 36 mph 0635 am 12/16 1528

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Branch Mountain 40 mph 0835 am 12/16 3770

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Porter ranch 35 mph 0800 am 12/16 1633

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Whitaker Peak 65 mph 0957 am 12/16 4120
Sandberg 45 mph 0641 am 12/16 4510
Camp nine 36 mph 0455 am 12/16 4000

... Antelope Valley...
Palmdale apt. 45 mph 0517 am 12/16 2543
poppy park 44 mph 0556 am 12/16 2759
Lancaster Fox Field 40 mph 0459 am 12/16 2351
Lake Palmdale 35 mph 0455 am 12/16 2980

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.

Tf

High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 1:32 PM PST on December 16, 2017

Expires 12:00 PM EST on December 17, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 9 am PST Sunday...

* surf... surf will peak at 10 to 15 feet today and early tonight
then slowly subside to 4 to 8 feet by mid morning Sunday.

* Impacts... large, powerful and dangerous waves with strong
currents will create an increased risk of drowning. Sneaker
waves can suddenly wash over previously dry beaches and
jetties. There will also be a high risk of life-threatening
rip currents. Damaging breaking waves are possible near the
entrance to Morro Bay Harbor.

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. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.


/Kj


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