819  
WHUS46 KLOX 210908  
CFWLOX  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA  
208 AM PDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
 
CAZ034-035-211830-  
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-171022T1900Z/  
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-  
208 AM PDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
   
..HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT SUNDAY
 
 
* SURF...HIGH SURF OF 12 TO 18 FEET WITH SETS TO 20 FEET IS  
EXPECTED THROUGH MIDDAY TODAY ACROSS NORTHWEST AND WEST FACING  
BEACHES. THE SURF IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BEGINNING THIS  
AFTERNOON BUT REMAIN ABOVE 10 FEET THROUGH THE PERIOD.  
 
* LOCATIONS...NORTHWEST AND WEST FACING BEACHES ACROSS THE  
CENTRAL COAST.  
 
* IMPACTS...LARGE POWERFUL AND DAMAGING WAVES AND STRONG  
CURRENTS WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES  
CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY BEACHES AND JETTIES.  
 
* TIDES...HIGH TIDES WILL BE MODERATELY HIGH AROUND 5.4 FT AT  
11:11 AM PDT THIS MORNING... 4.0 FT AT 11:30 PM PDT TONIGHT...  
AND AROUND 5.2 FT AT 11:40 AM PDT SUNDAY.  
 
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
CAZ040-041-211830-  
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0019.000000T0000Z-171023T0000Z/  
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-  
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-  
208 AM PDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* HAZARDS...SURF HEIGHTS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 8 FEET  
TODAY AND 3 TO 6 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 7 FEET ON SUNDAY. THESE  
CONDITIONS ARE DUE TO A LONG PERIOD WEST NORTHWEST SWELL PEAKING  
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY.  
 
* 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 JETTIES, BEACHES AND  
ROCKS... AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEAR SHORE.  
 
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. 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.  
 

 
KJ  
 
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