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California, Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore

High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 4:31 AM PDT on April 19, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on April 21, 2014


... High surf advisory remains in effect from 5 am Sunday to 5 am
PDT Monday...

* waves and surf... northwest swell initially 5 to 8 feet at 18
seconds will build to 13 to 15 feet at 15 to 16 seconds Sunday
morning and afternoon.

* Timing... initial forerunner waves will arrive late Saturday
night early Sunday morning. Waves will build through the day
Sunday.

* Impacts... large surf is expected at exposed beaches such as
Ocean Beach. Strong rip currents are expected along the entire
coast from Sonoma County south into Monterey County. A
heightened risk of sneaker waves is expected... especially on
steeper beaches like Carmel river beach and Montara State
Beach.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing rip currents... sneaker waves and
localized beach erosion. Please never turn your back to the ocean
and avoid climbing on and fishing from rocks and jetties.





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Alabama - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning , Record Report
Florida - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Flood Warning
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New York - Flood Warning , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Ohio - Special Statement
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , Frost Advisory
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Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning
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Vermont - Flood Warning
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory
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