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Coastal Del Norte-Northern Humboldt Coast-Southwestern Humboldt-
227 PM PST Tue Jan 16 2018
...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM WEDNESDAY TO 10 PM PST
The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a High Surf
Warning...which is in effect from 10 PM Wednesday to 10 PM PST
* WAVES AND SURF...Breaking waves of 25 to 30 feet along west and
northwest facing beaches.
* 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 water. Mariners traversing the bar are urged
to exercise extreme caution especially during max ebb which is
predicted to occur around noon on Thursday to 600 PM on
A High Surf Warning indicates that dangerous, battering wave will
pound the shoreline. This will result in very dangerous swimming
conditions, and deadly rip currents.
Coastal Del Norte-
228 PM PST Tue Jan 16 2018
...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FOR CRESCENT CITY FROM 11 AM TO 8
PM PST WEDNESDAY...
* WINDS...Sustained winds 15 to 25 mph...with locally higher gusts
of 35 to 45 mph.
* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Crescent City and surrounding coastal
* HIGHWAY IMPACTED...Portions of Hwy 101.
* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...visit
$$Winter Storm Watch
Del Norte Interior-
1020 PM PST Tue Jan 16 2018
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING ABOVE 3000 FEET...
* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Travel will be very difficult to
impossible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with
localized amounts up to 15 inches possible. Heaviest snow above
3,500 feet with up to 5 inches as low a 2,500 feet.
* WHERE...Del Norte County Interior. Highways impacted include Hwy
199 near Collier Tunnel.
* WHEN...From Thursday afternoon through Friday evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Slow down, allow extra time and be
prepared for changing conditions. Check the latest forecasts
and call 1-800-427-7623 for current road conditions and chain
requirements before traveling. Be alert for rock slides in
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.