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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 11:20 AM PST on December 18, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EST on December 20, 2014

... High surf advisory remains in effect from 3 PM Friday to 3 PM
PST Saturday...

* waves and surf... northwest swell of 15 to 18 feet with a
period of 18 seconds. Occasional breakers over 20 feet will be

* Timing... Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon.

* Impacts... large breaking waves along the coast will likely
produce hazardous conditions on the beach and surf zone...
especially northwest facing beaches. There will also be an
increased likelihood for dangerous rip currents and beach

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

It is extremely dangerous to fish or observe waves from exposed
coastal structures or rocks during high surf conditions. Very
large waves can suddenly sweep across previously dry areas.
Swimming or surfing in these waves may be dangerous for anyone.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing rip currents and localized beach

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