Santa Barbara County Central Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:05 PM PST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory now in effect until 7 PM PST this evening...

* surf... high surf of 9 to 12 feet will continue through this
evening... then subside.

* Impacts... large waves and strong rip currents will increase
the risk of ocean drowning for swimmers and surfers. Large
breaking waves can cause injury... wash people off beaches and
rocks... and capsize small boats nearshore.

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.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:46 PM PST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PST this evening...

* winds... northwest winds increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
40 mph this afternoon.

* Impacts... winds this strong can down power lines and weakly
rooted trees. Gusty winds will make driving difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

use extra caution when driving. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.





High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:05 PM PST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory now in effect until 7 PM PST this evening...

* surf... high surf of 9 to 12 feet will continue through this
evening... then subside.

* Impacts... large waves and strong rip currents will increase
the risk of ocean drowning for swimmers and surfers. Large
breaking waves can cause injury... wash people off beaches and
rocks... and capsize small boats nearshore.

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.