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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 8:40 AM May. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WAVES AND SURF...Seas building rapidly from 15 to 17 feet with
breaking waves to 22 feet possible in the surf zone.

* TIMING...Until 9 am Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Beach visitors, surfers, fisherman and others
visiting the beaches should be prepared for rapidly building
seas with dangerous crashing waves in the surf zone. Sea
surface temperatures in the mid 50s will cause hypothermia in
a short amount of time. The surf zone has been relatively
tranquil and this will be a quick change in surf conditions.
Beach and water related fatalities are common but preventable.
Dont become a statistic.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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