Elev 185 ft, 40.57 °N, 124.13 °W

Fortuna, CA

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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 7:01 PM Dec. 12, 2019 – National Weather Service
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Surf heights around 22 ft, with some areas possibly
seeing heights of 26 ft along west and northwest facing
beaches.

* WHERE...Coastal Del Norte and Northern Humboldt Coast Counties.

* WHEN...From 9 AM this morning to 3 PM PST Friday.. .

* IMPACTS...Large breaking waves along the coast will lead to
increased wave run-up on beaches with waves topping and
washing over large rocks and jetties. These large waves can be
erratic and unpredictable. Use extra caution near the surf
zone as these large waves will be capable of sweeping people
into the frigid and turbulent ocean water. Mariners traversing
the bar are urged to exercise extreme caution or stay in port
until the threat subsides. This surf will also likely
contribute to localized coastal flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach
erosion.

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Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 4:36 AM Dec. 13, 2019 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Seas 11 to 16 feet expected.

* WHERE...All zones Pt St -George to Pt Arena out 60 nm.

* WHEN...Until 3 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be hazardous to small craft.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

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