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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 12:03 PM PST on February 12, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EST on February 13, 2016


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 8 PM PST Saturday...

* locations... these conditions are expected along the entire coast
from Sonoma County to Monterey County. Locations such as Pillar
Point near Half Moon Bay... the San Francisco bar and Carmel Point
will see excessively large breaking waves occasionally reaching
20 to 30 feet in height.

* Waves and surf... a long period swell has moved into the coastal
waters with swell heights 12 to 15 feet with a period of 18 to
20 seconds. Expect occasional sets upwards of 20 to 30 feet.

* Timing... this large swell is anticipated to persist through
Saturday evening.

* Impacts... this energetic swell will result in large surf with
long lulls between sets... raising the risk of people being
washed into the ocean by a wave. Also there is a risk of
strong rip currents... sneaker waves... and large shore break.
Those visiting area beaches may be unfamiliar with the deadly
force of the Pacific Ocean. For those visiting regional
beaches... remain vigilant and do not turn your back to the
ocean.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing a heightened risk of sneaker
waves... strong rip currents and localized beach erosion. When
visiting the beach please keep an eye on the water




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Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Connecticut - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
Delaware - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory
District of Columbia - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement
Iowa - Wind Chill Advisory
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
Maryland - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
Michigan - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning
Minnesota - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
New Jersey - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
New York - Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Warning, Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Ohio - Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Warning, Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Warning , Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Tennessee - Flood Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Vermont - Wind Chill Warning
Virginia - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory
West Virginia - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Wind Chill Advisory
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report

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