San Luis Obispo County Central Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Surf Advisory
Issued: 1:33 PM PST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 4 PM PST Thursday...

* surf... surf of 11 to 15 feet with local sets to 17 feet. The
highest surf will be on west to northwest facing beaches.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can cause injury... wash people off beaches and
rocks... and capsize small boats near shore. In addition, large
breaking waves can be expected across the Morro Bay Harbor
entrance, with the potential of capsizing small boats.

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. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.



Sweet


High Surf Advisory
Issued: 1:33 PM PST Dec. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 4 PM PST Thursday...

* surf... surf of 11 to 15 feet with local sets to 17 feet. The
highest surf will be on west to northwest facing beaches.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can cause injury... wash people off beaches and
rocks... and capsize small boats near shore. In addition, large
breaking waves can be expected across the Morro Bay Harbor
entrance, with the potential of capsizing small boats.

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. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.



Sweet