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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 1:49 PM PST Feb. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory in effect from 9 PM this evening to 9 PM
PST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
high surf advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to
9 PM PST Sunday.

* Surf... building to 5 to 7 feet with local Max sets to 8 feet
this evening then continue through Sunday before subsiding to
below 7 feet Sunday evening. Highest surf will be on west-
facing beaches. Strong and dangerous rip currents are expected
through the weekend. Minor coastal flooding will also be
possible around the 610 am high tide Saturday morning, and
around the 700 am high tide Sunday morning.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can cause injury... wash people off beaches and
rocks... and capsize small boats near shore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.





High Surf Advisory
Issued: 1:49 PM PST Feb. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory in effect from 9 PM this evening to 9 PM
PST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
high surf advisory, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to
9 PM PST Sunday.

* Surf... building to 5 to 7 feet with local Max sets to 8 feet
this evening then continue through Sunday before subsiding to
below 7 feet Sunday evening. Highest surf will be on west-
facing beaches. Strong and dangerous rip currents are expected
through the weekend. Minor coastal flooding will also be
possible around the 610 am high tide Saturday morning, and
around the 700 am high tide Sunday morning.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can cause injury... wash people off beaches and
rocks... and capsize small boats near shore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.