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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 6:06 AM PDT Mar. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect from 11 PM this evening
to 11 PM PDT Wednesday...

* surf... 10 to 12 feet, mainly on west to northwest facing
beaches.

* 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: 6:06 AM PDT Mar. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect from 11 PM this evening
to 11 PM PDT Wednesday...

* surf... 10 to 12 feet, mainly on west to northwest facing
beaches.

* 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.





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