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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 2:46 AM PST on February 14, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 14, 2016


... High surf advisory now in effect until 5 PM PST this
afternoon...

* surf... surf of 5 to 8 feet today will subside to 4 to 7 feet
later this afternoon.

* Impacts... large waves and strong rip currents will increase
the risk of ocean drowning. Sneaker waves can suddenly wash
people off of beaches and rock jetties.

* Locations... surf will be highest on exposed west facing
beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Remember... if caught in a rip current... swim parallel to shore
until you are free of the powerful current. Always swim near a
lifeguard.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:40 AM PST on February 14, 2016


... Wind reports past 6 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation

... Los Angeles County...
Whitaker Peak RAWS 62 mph 1157 PM 02/13 4117 ft
chilao 41 mph 0753 PM 02/13 5450 ft
Porter ranch RAWS 41 mph 0802 PM 02/13 3087 ft
Camp Nine 39 mph 0755 PM 02/13 4000 ft
Sandberg 39 mph 1233 am 02/14 4510 ft
Topanga 36 mph 0857 PM 02/13 1600 ft

... Santa Barbara County...
Montecito hills 53 mph 1047 PM 02/13 1619 ft
Santa Barbara botanic garden 48 mph 1224 am 02/14 752 ft
11 SW Miranda Pine Mount 45 mph 1006 PM 02/13 3200 ft
Gaviota State Park 43 mph 0900 PM 02/13 87 ft
Refugio RAWS 39 mph 0106 am 02/14 1467 ft
Tepusquet Rd near Highway 16 42 mph 0833 PM 02/13 1455 ft
Branch Mountain RAWS 36 mph 1235 am 02/14 3770 ft
San Marcos Pass 35 mph 0106 PM 02/14 1489 ft
Santa Rosa Island 32 mph 0813 PM 02/13 1284 ft
Vandenberg AFB 32 mph 1101 PM 02/13 369 ft
Santa Barbara apt. 31 mph 1110 PM 02/13 9 ft
Jalama beach 31 mph 0813 PM 02/13 29 ft

... Ventura County...
cheeseboro 37 mph 1038 PM 02/13 1707 ft

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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