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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 3:06 PM PST on December 18, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EST on December 20, 2014

... High surf advisory remains in effect from 2 PM Friday to 6 PM
PST Saturday...

* waves and surf... breaking waves 22 to 25 feet along west and
northwest facing beaches.

* Timing... surf rapidly building Friday afternoon into Friday
night. Large surf will continue through Saturday.

* 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 waters. Mariners
traversing The Bar are urged to exercise extreme caution
especially during Max Ebb which is predicted to occur around 1
PM... 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

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