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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 10:55 PM PST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory in effect until 11 am PST Friday...

The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a high surf
advisory... which is in effect until 11 am PST Friday.

* Waves and surf... breaking waves from 20 to 27 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: 10:55 PM PST Jan. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory in effect until 11 am PST Friday...

The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a high surf
advisory... which is in effect until 11 am PST Friday.

* Waves and surf... breaking waves from 20 to 27 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.