906  
WHUS46 KEKA 150022  
CFWEKA  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA  
422 PM PST THU DEC 14 2017  
 
CAZ101-103-104-109-150600-  
/O.CON.KEKA.BH.S.0010.000000T0000Z-171215T0600Z/  
COASTAL DEL NORTE-NORTHERN HUMBOLDT COAST-SOUTHWESTERN HUMBOLDT-  
MENDOCINO COAST-  
422 PM PST THU DEC 14 2017  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* TIMING...THE HIGHEST SNEAKER WAVE RISK THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...LARGER SURF AT OFFSHORE BREAKS AND AN ENHANCED RISK  
OF SNEAKER WAVES ON NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA BEACHES. STEEP  
BEACHES WILL HAVE A HIGHER RISK OF SNEAKER WAVE ACTIVITY WITH  
GREATER WAVE RUN-UP ONTO BEACHES. LARGE WAVES WILL ALSO WASH  
OVER JETTIES AND ROCK OUTCROPPINGS THAT MAY NORMALLY STAY DRY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP  
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS  
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION  
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER. NEVER TURN YOUR BACK TO  
THE OCEAN!  
 

 
 
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