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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:00 AM PST Jan. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 11 am PST this
morning...

* waves and surf... breaking waves near 20 feet along west and
northwest facing beaches.

* Impacts... large breaking waves along the coast will lead to
increased wave run-up on beaches with waves topping and
washing over large rocks and jetties. These large waves can be
erratic and unpredictable. Use extra caution near the surf
zone as these large waves will be capable of sweeping people
into the frigid and turbulent ocean water. Mariners traversing
The Bar are urged to exercise extreme caution especially
during Max Ebb which is predicted to occur between 1:40 am and
6:50 am Friday... or stay in port until the threat subsides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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




High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:00 AM PST Jan. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 11 am PST this
morning...

* waves and surf... breaking waves near 20 feet along west and
northwest facing beaches.

* Impacts... large breaking waves along the coast will lead to
increased wave run-up on beaches with waves topping and
washing over large rocks and jetties. These large waves can be
erratic and unpredictable. Use extra caution near the surf
zone as these large waves will be capable of sweeping people
into the frigid and turbulent ocean water. Mariners traversing
The Bar are urged to exercise extreme caution especially
during Max Ebb which is predicted to occur between 1:40 am and
6:50 am Friday... or stay in port until the threat subsides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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




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