SANTA BARBARA County, California
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High Surf Advisory
CAZ034-035-220445-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-141022T1800Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
135 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF OF 10 TO 12 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 14
FEET WILL AFFECT WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES THROUGH
TONIGHT...THEN SURF WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING AND SURF CONDITIONS AND A HIGH
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. SNEAKER WAVES...WHICH ARE MUCH LARGER
WAVES THAT CAN SUDDENLY INUNDATE JETTIES... ROCKS...AND
BEACHES NEAR THE WATERS EDGE...CAN PRESENT A LIFE-THREATENING
HAZARD.

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.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

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Wind Advisory
CAZ039-220515-
/O.NEW.KLOX.WI.Y.0070.141022T0100Z-141022T1300Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANTA BARBARA...MONTECITO...CARPINTERIA
215 PM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM PDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM
PDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
MPH....STRONGEST BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS.

* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH JUST BEFORE SUNRISE.

* IMPACTS...MAJOR ROADWAYS THAT COULD BE AFFECTED INCLUDE HIGHWAYS
101...154...AND 192...ESPECIALLY NEAR GAVIOTA...BELOW SAN MARCOS
PASS..AND BELOW THE HILLS OF MONTICITO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

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