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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 3:40 PM PST on December 18, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EST on December 21, 2014

... High surf advisory now in effect from 11 am Friday to 10 PM
PST Saturday...

* waves and surf: seas peaking near 20 feet will cause average
breaking wave heights of 20 to 28 feet in the surf zone.

* Timing: late Friday morning through late Saturday evening. Wave
heights are expected to peak at west facing beaches Friday
afternoon and evening. South gales are likely to worsen breaking
wave impacts at and around the time of high tide at south
through west facing portions of the coastline around midday on

* Impacts: large surf will make beaches and jetties very
dangerous. Waves of this magnitude can easily sweep people and
large objects from jetties and... possibly... into the cold ocean
water. Use extreme caution along and near the coast... especially
at and around the time of high tide.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


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Alaska - High Wind Warning
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California - High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Special Weather Statement
Kansas - Special Statement
Kentucky - Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Watch
Maine - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Special Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Winter Weather Statement , Dense Fog Advisory
Nebraska - Special Statement
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Special Statement
South Dakota - Special Statement
Utah - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Public Information Statement
Washington - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Special Statement
West Virginia - Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Areal Flood Warning , Special Weather Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement

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