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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:17 PM Dec. 1, 2020 – National Weather Service
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY
MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...A long-period west to northwest swell will bring a
threat of sneaker waves to area beaches.

* WHERE...Coastal Del Norte, Northern Humboldt Coast,
Southwestern Humboldt Coast, and Coastal Mendocino County.

* WHEN...From Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Potential sneaker waves may create locally hazardous
conditions at area beaches. Steep beaches will have a higher
risk of sneaker wave activity with greater wave run-up onto
beaches. Occasionally larger waves will also wash over jetties
and rock outcroppings that normally stay dry.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions.

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Marine Weather Statement
Issued: 4:17 PM Dec. 1, 2020 – National Weather Service
A long-period westerly swell building to 6 to 8 feet at 21
seconds by Wednesday evening will increase the threat for large
breaking waves over nearshore shoals. In addition, long-period
swells can wrap into southwest facing bays. The highest threat for
nearshore shoaling will be from Wednesday evening through
Thursday morning.

Mariners are advised to avoid shallow water when long-period
waves are present. Up to thirty minutes can pass between breaking
waves over shoals. Do not rely on seeing breaking waves to
identify shoals.

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 7:34 PM Dec. 1, 2020 – National Weather Service
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Long-period seas around 10 feet will slowly diminish
through the day.

* WHERE...Pt St George to Cape Mendocino out 10 nm.

* WHEN...Until 3 PM PST this afternoon.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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