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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 10:06 PM PST on February 21, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EST on February 22, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 3 PM PST
Wednesday...

* surf... high surf of 9 to 12 feet will continue through Wednesday
then subside.

* 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.





Small Craft for Hazardous Seas Advisory

Statement as of 8:00 PM PST on February 21, 2017

Expires 6:00 AM EST on February 22, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory for hazardous seas remains in effect
until 3 am PST Wednesday...

See the coastal waters forecast (cwflox) for more details.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory for hazardous seas means that waves are
expected to be hazardous to small craft. Mariners should avoid
shoaling areas. Long period swell can sharpen into large breaking
waves in shoaling areas. It is not unusual for waves to break
much farther from shoaling areas than is normally experienced.
Remember... breaking waves can easily capsize even larger vessels.





High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 10:06 PM PST on February 21, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EST on February 22, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 3 PM PST
Wednesday...

* surf... high surf of 9 to 12 feet will continue through Wednesday
then subside.

* 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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