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California, San Luis Obispo County Central Coast

High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 12:09 AM PST on January 22, 2017

Expires 12:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... High surf warning remains in effect until 9 am PST this
morning...
... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect until 9 am PST this
morning...

* coastal flooding... minor coastal flooding of beach parking
lots... walkways and campgrounds is possible around the time of
high tides... around 6 am this morning.

* Surf... surf of 20 to 30 feet will lower to 12 to 18 feet during
the mid morning hours today. Surf should stay above advisory
levels through at least Tuesday.

* Impacts... the large surf could damage coastal piers through
mid morning. There is an increased risk for ocean drowning.
Rip currents can pull swimmer and surfers out to sea. Breaking
waves can cause injury... wash people off beaches or rocks and
capsize small boats nearshore. Minor flooding of coastal parking
lots and walkways is possible. Significant beach erosion is
expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf warning means that large and battering surf could
damage coastal structures and will make swimming and rock jetties
very dangerous.

Remember... swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current
remain calm. Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction
following the shoreline. When out of the current... swim back to
shore. If tired... float or tread water until out of the rip
current. If unable to escape... face the shore and call or wave
for help.

A coastal Flood Advisory means that minor and shallow flooding is
occurring or imminent. Avoid low-lying coastal areas... especially
during high tides.






Wind Advisory

Statement as of 3:39 AM PST on January 22, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Wind Advisory now in effect until noon PST today...

* winds and timing... southeast to south winds 20 to 30 mph with
gusts to 45 to 55 mph are expected to shift to southwest and
diminish around noon.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult... especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Since the soils are
wet... there is a heightened potential for downed trees and
power lines.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





Gale Warning

Statement as of 8:52 PM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Gale Warning remains in effect until noon PST Sunday...
... Small Craft Advisory will expire at 9 PM PST this evening...

* winds... southeast winds will increase to 20 to 35 kt with gusts
to 45 kt late this evening and continue through Sunday morning.

* Seas... combined seas of 22 to 25 feet this evening will subside
to 16 to 19 feet with periods around 16 seconds.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.






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Alabama - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Wind Chill Warning , Winter Weather Statement , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning
Arizona - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Watch , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , High Wind Warning, Dense Fog Advisory
New Mexico - Winter Storm Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Oklahoma - Lake Wind Advisory
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Pennsylvania - Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
South Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
- Marine Fog Advisory
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