Redwood Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Surf Advisory
Statement as of 03:06 PM PST del 18 Dicembre 2014

...High surf advisory remains in effect from 2 PM Friday to 6 PM PST Saturday...

* waves and surf...breaking waves 22 to 25 feet along west and northwest facing beaches.

* Timing...surf rapidly building Friday afternoon into Friday night. Large surf will continue through Saturday.

* Impacts...large breaking waves along the coast will lead to increased wave run-up on beaches with waves topping and washing over large rocks and jetties. These large waves can be erratic and unpredictable. Use extra caution near the surf zone as these large waves will be capable of sweeping people into the frigid and turbulent ocean waters. Mariners traversing The Bar are urged to exercise extreme caution especially during Max Ebb which is predicted to occur around 1 PM...or stay in port until the threat subsides.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area...producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.