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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 9:03 PM PDT on September 18, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on September 21, 2017


... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 5 am PDT
Tuesday through Thursday evening...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a beach
hazards statement for rip currents, sneaker waves, and large
shore break, which is in effect from late tonight through
Thursday evening.

* Seas: northwest forerunners arrive initially tonight with a
period of 16 to 18 seconds. Northwest swell of 6 to 10 feet
then possible with a period of 12 to 16 seconds. Seas will
begin larger then dissipate through mid week.

* Timing: 5am Tuesday morning through 8pm Thursday evening.

* Location: coastline from Sonoma County south through Monterey
County. In particular west to northwest facing beaches...
including but not limited to... Ocean Beach... Montara State
Beach and Marina state beach.

* Potential impacts: increased risk of rip currents... sneaker
waves... and locally large shore break. Beachgoers may be
knocked over... injured... or pulled out to sea into the cold
restless ocean.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazard statement means the potentially dangerous
conditions may exist on specific beaches. These hazards may
include large shore break... strong rip currents... strong
longshore currents and possibly sneaker waves. All of which could
be life threatening. Be sure to always keep your eyes on the
ocean.





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