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California, Santa Barbara County South Coast

Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 1:50 PM PST on January 17, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 24, 2017


... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from Thursday
morning through Monday evening...

* hazards... a large long period west swell will bring high surf
to area beaches Thursday through Monday... with a chance of
much larger... damaging surf late Friday through Saturday. Surf
of 5 to 7 feet Thursday and Friday may build to 10 to 15 feet
late Friday and Saturday. The surf will begin to subside
Sunday into Monday... but is expected to remain above high surf
thresholds.

* Impacts... large... powerful and potentially damaging surf will
create dangerous ocean conditions. Coastal erosion and coastal
flooding will be possible. Frequent strong rip currents and
long-shore currents are expected. Much larger waves may occur
without warning... which can wash people off their feet in the
surf zone or off of rocks and jetties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf outlook is issued when high surf is expected to
affect beaches in the advisory area... producing rip currents and
the potential for beach erosion.

If you do not have to be in the water... stay on the shore. Stay
off rocks and jetties and away from the Waters Edge to avoid
being swept away by larger waves... which may occur without
warning. Never turn your back to the ocean.





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