« View county listBeach Hazard Statement
Coastal Del Norte-Northern Humboldt Coast-Southwestern Humboldt-
850 PM PST Tue Dec 12 2017
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY
MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
* TIMING...The highest sneaker wave risk will be Wednesday
afternoon and evening, and again during the daytime on
* 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.
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. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER. NEVER TURN YOUR BACK TO