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High Surf Advisory
Issued: 5:19 PM PST Dec. 10, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory now in effect until 6 PM PST Tuesday...

* surf... breaking waves of 8 to 12 feet will continue along
central coast beaches through Tuesday evening, highest on west
to northwest facing shores.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can wash people off beaches and rocks and
capsize small boats near shore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.





High Surf Advisory
Issued: 5:19 PM PST Dec. 10, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory now in effect until 6 PM PST Tuesday...

* surf... breaking waves of 8 to 12 feet will continue along
central coast beaches through Tuesday evening, highest on west
to northwest facing shores.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can wash people off beaches and rocks and
capsize small boats near shore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.





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