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High Surf Warning
Issued: 9:42 AM PST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST this
evening...

* waves and surf... breaking waves of 25 to 32 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 around noon on
Thursday to 600 PM on Thursday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf warning indicates that dangerous, battering wave will
pound the shoreline. This will result in very dangerous swimming
conditions, and deadly rip currents.




High Surf Warning
Issued: 9:42 AM PST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST this
evening...

* waves and surf... breaking waves of 25 to 32 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 around noon on
Thursday to 600 PM on Thursday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf warning indicates that dangerous, battering wave will
pound the shoreline. This will result in very dangerous swimming
conditions, and deadly rip currents.




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