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High Surf Warning

Statement as of 4:36 PM PST on January 20, 2018


... High surf warning remains in effect until 9 PM PST this
evening...

* surf and timing... surf of 12 to 16 feet with local sets to 18
feet will continue through this evening, and then subside to 6
to 9 feet by Sunday. The highest surf will be on west to
northwest facing beaches.

* Impacts... very large, dangerous and damaging waves with strong
currents will create an increased risk of drownings. Sneaker
waves can suddenly wash over previously dry beaches and jetties.
There will be also a high risk of life-threatening rip currents.
There is an increased threat of beach erosion and local flooding
of low lying areas such as beach parking lots.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf warning indicates that dangerous, battering waves
will pound the shoreline. This will result in life-threatening
conditions.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:00 PM PST on January 20, 2018

Expires 8:51 AM EST on January 21, 2018


... Strongest winds across SW CA in the past 20 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County mountains...
Rose Valley 34 mph 0824 am 01/20 3331
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 33 mph 0245 am 01/20 4841
chuchupate 30 mph 0922 am 01/20 5280

... Ventura County coast...
Point Mugu NAS 33 mph 0229 PM 01/20 13
Oxnard apt. 30 mph 0229 PM 01/20 66

... Santa Clarita valley...
Saugus 54 mph 0457 PM 01/20 1450
Newhall pass 35 mph 0856 am 01/20 2134

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Santa Barbara botanic garden 40 mph 0924 am 01/20 752
1 N Santa Barbara 38 mph 0820 am 01/20 668
Refugio hills 37 mph 0606 am 01/20 1464
San Marcos Pass RAWS 34 mph 0806 am 01/20 1491
Santa Barbara apt. 30 mph 0147 PM 01/20 9

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
4 NE Santa Barbara 53 mph 1005 PM 01/19 2152

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
vandenberg (portable) 44 mph 0234 PM 01/20 64
Point Arguello cman 38 mph 0500 PM 01/20 105
vandenberg AFB 30 mph 0339 PM 01/20 369

... San Luis Obispo County central coast...
pt. Piedras Blancas 39 mph 0210 PM 01/20 46
Nipomo 35 mph 1200 am 01/20 164
Cambria (white rock cnsrv AR 33 mph 0300 PM 01/20 60

... Los Angeles County San Gabriel valley...
Whittier hills 35 mph 0357 PM 01/20 950

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Van Nuys apt. 39 mph 0319 am 01/20 799
San Rafael Hills 37 mph 0356 PM 01/20 1770
Burbank (bob hope apt.) 30 mph 0203 PM 01/20 778

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Whitaker Peak 57 mph 0457 am 01/20 4120
Warm Springs 57 mph 0753 am 01/20 4930
Camp nine 47 mph 0355 PM 01/20 4000
Sandberg 43 mph 1000 PM 01/19 4510
chilao 36 mph 0453 PM 01/20 5450
Clear Creek 33 mph 0954 am 01/20 3000

... Los Angeles County coast including downtown Los Angeles...
Belmont Shore pier 39 mph 0135 PM 01/20 37
Henry Ford bridge, long beac 39 mph 0912 am 01/20 0
Long Beach apt 37 mph 1216 PM 01/20 60
Beverly Hills 37 mph 0855 am 01/20 1259
port of la 37 mph 1048 am 01/20 0
l.A. Intl apt 33 mph 0817 am 01/20 97
2 WSW Seal Beach 33 mph 0103 PM 01/20 30
Santa Monica 31 mph 0548 am 01/20 0

... Antelope Valley...
Palmdale apt. 44 mph 0334 PM 01/20 2543
Lancaster Fox Field 43 mph 0227 PM 01/20 2351
poppy park 41 mph 1056 am 01/20 2759
Lake Palmdale 38 mph 0355 PM 01/20 2980
Saddleback Butte 30 mph 1056 am 01/20 2590
Gray Butte Field ap 30 mph 0222 PM 01/20 3028

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


600 PM PST Sat Jan 20 2018

... Strongest winds across SW CA in the past 20 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Ventura County mountains...
Rose Valley 34 mph 0824 am 01/20 3331
5 WNW Topatopa Peak 33 mph 0245 am 01/20 4841
chuchupate 30 mph 0922 am 01/20 5280

... Ventura County coast...
Point Mugu NAS 33 mph 0229 PM 01/20 13
Oxnard apt. 30 mph 0229 PM 01/20 66

... Santa Clarita valley...
Saugus 54 mph 0457 PM 01/20 1450
Newhall pass 35 mph 0856 am 01/20 2134

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Santa Barbara botanic garden 40 mph 0924 am 01/20 752
1 N Santa Barbara 38 mph 0820 am 01/20 668
Refugio hills 37 mph 0606 am 01/20 1464
San Marcos Pass RAWS 34 mph 0806 am 01/20 1491
Santa Barbara apt. 30 mph 0147 PM 01/20 9

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
4 NE Santa Barbara 53 mph 1005 PM 01/19 2152

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
vandenberg (portable) 44 mph 0234 PM 01/20 64
Point Arguello cman 38 mph 0500 PM 01/20 105
vandenberg AFB 30 mph 0339 PM 01/20 369

... San Luis Obispo County central coast...
pt. Piedras Blancas 39 mph 0210 PM 01/20 46
Nipomo 35 mph 1200 am 01/20 164
Cambria (white rock cnsrv AR 33 mph 0300 PM 01/20 60

... Los Angeles County San Gabriel valley...
Whittier hills 35 mph 0357 PM 01/20 950

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Van Nuys apt. 39 mph 0319 am 01/20 799
San Rafael Hills 37 mph 0356 PM 01/20 1770
Burbank (bob hope apt.) 30 mph 0203 PM 01/20 778

... Los Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range...
Whitaker Peak 57 mph 0457 am 01/20 4120
Warm Springs 57 mph 0753 am 01/20 4930
Camp nine 47 mph 0355 PM 01/20 4000
Sandberg 43 mph 1000 PM 01/19 4510
chilao 36 mph 0453 PM 01/20 5450
Clear Creek 33 mph 0954 am 01/20 3000

... Los Angeles County coast including downtown Los Angeles...
Belmont Shore pier 39 mph 0135 PM 01/20 37
Henry Ford bridge, long beac 39 mph 0912 am 01/20 0
Long Beach apt 37 mph 1216 PM 01/20 60
Beverly Hills 37 mph 0855 am 01/20 1259
port of la 37 mph 1048 am 01/20 0
l.A. Intl apt 33 mph 0817 am 01/20 97
2 WSW Seal Beach 33 mph 0103 PM 01/20 30
Santa Monica 31 mph 0548 am 01/20 0

... Antelope Valley...
Palmdale apt. 44 mph 0334 PM 01/20 2543
Lancaster Fox Field 43 mph 0227 PM 01/20 2351
poppy park 41 mph 1056 am 01/20 2759
Lake Palmdale 38 mph 0355 PM 01/20 2980
Saddleback Butte 30 mph 1056 am 01/20 2590
Gray Butte Field ap 30 mph 0222 PM 01/20 3028

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.



High Surf Warning

Statement as of 4:36 PM PST on January 20, 2018


... High surf warning remains in effect until 9 PM PST this
evening...

* surf and timing... surf of 12 to 16 feet with local sets to 18
feet will continue through this evening, and then subside to 6
to 9 feet by Sunday. The highest surf will be on west to
northwest facing beaches.

* Impacts... very large, dangerous and damaging waves with strong
currents will create an increased risk of drownings. Sneaker
waves can suddenly wash over previously dry beaches and jetties.
There will be also a high risk of life-threatening rip currents.
There is an increased threat of beach erosion and local flooding
of low lying areas such as beach parking lots.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf warning indicates that dangerous, battering waves
will pound the shoreline. This will result in life-threatening
conditions.





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