421  
WHUS46 KEKA 160933  
CFWEKA  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA  
233 AM PDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
 
CAZ101-103-104-109-162200-  
/O.CON.KEKA.BH.S.0007.181017T1300Z-181018T0600Z/  
COASTAL DEL NORTE-NORTHERN HUMBOLDT COAST-SOUTHWESTERN HUMBOLDT-  
MENDOCINO COAST-  
233 AM PDT TUE OCT 16 2018  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY  
MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...  
 
* TIMING...THE HIGHEST SNEAKER WAVE RISK WILL BE FROM WEDNESDAY  
MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY 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 HAZARD STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS SNEAKER  
WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE  
SURF ZONE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.  
 

 
 

 
 
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