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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:23 PM AKDT Aug. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect from 6 am Wednesday to
1 PM akdt Thursday...

* location... from Point Barrow west.

* Waves and surf..will wash to the top of the beach.

* Timing... high surf will develop as westerly winds increase
Wednesday morning. Strong winds and high surf will persist
into Thursday.

* Impacts... elevated surf can erode the shoreline and push
debris higher on the beach. Boats and other objects near the
high tide line may be damaged and should be moved if possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that localized beach erosion is
expected. Precautions should be taken to protect property.




High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:23 PM AKDT Aug. 14, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect from 6 am Wednesday to
1 PM akdt Thursday...

* location... from Point Barrow west.

* Waves and surf..will wash to the top of the beach.

* Timing... high surf will develop as westerly winds increase
Wednesday morning. Strong winds and high surf will persist
into Thursday.

* Impacts... elevated surf can erode the shoreline and push
debris higher on the beach. Boats and other objects near the
high tide line may be damaged and should be moved if possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that localized beach erosion is
expected. Precautions should be taken to protect property.




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