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High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 6:12 AM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 9:00 AM EST on January 22, 2017


... High surf warning remains in effect until 6 am PST Sunday...
... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 6 am PST
Sunday...

* coastal flooding... a combination of large wave runup and high
tide early this morning will lead to an increased risk of minor
coastal flooding of low lying areas such as beach parking lots
and campgrounds.

* Surf... surf will build to 10 to 16 feet by today. The surf will
slowly diminish Sunday through Tuesday... but will remain above
high surf thresholds.

* Impacts... the large surf will likely cause additional beach
erosion and could potentially damage coastal structures... such
as piers. Strong rip currents that will create a risk of ocean
drowning. Sneaker waves can suddenly overrun previously dry
beaches and jetties. Minor coastal flooding of beach parking
lots... walkways and campgrounds is possible... especially
around the times of high tide.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current
remain calm. Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction
following the shoreline. When out of the current... swim back to
shore. If tired... float or tread water until out of the rip
current. If unable to escape... face the shore and call or wave
for help.

A high surf warning means that large and battering surf could
damage coastal structures and will make swimming and rock jetties
very dangerous.

Remember... if caught in a rip current... swim parallel to shore
until you are free of the powerful current. Always swim near a
lifeguard.

A coastal Flood Advisory means that minor and shallow flooding is
occurring or imminent. Avoid low-lying coastal areas... especially
during high tides.






Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch

Statement as of 9:18 AM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 9 am PST Sunday...
... Gale watch remains in effect from Sunday morning through
Sunday afternoon...

* winds... south winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt are
possible when winds are strongest.

* Seas... combined seas of 11 to 14 feet with periods around 15
seconds are possible when waves are largest.

See the coastal waters forecast (cwflox) for more details.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous sea conditions will
exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners... especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

A gale watch is issued when hazardous gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots are probable in the near future... but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Alaska - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Warning , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - High Wind Watch
Florida - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Kansas - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory
Massachusetts - High Wind Watch
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Freezing Fog Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
New Jersey - High Wind Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - High Wind Watch
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Record Report
Oregon - High Surf Warning , High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Pennsylvania - Dense Fog Advisory
Rhode Island - High Wind Watch
South Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Washington - High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
- Marine Fog Advisory

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