Santa Barbara County, California
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Dense Fog Advisory
CAZ034-035-121700-
/O.CON.KLOX.FG.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160212T1700Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN LUIS OBISPO...PISMO BEACH...
MORRO BAY...CAMBRIA...SAN SIMEON...SANTA MARIA...LOMPOC...
VANDENBERG
322 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST THIS
MORNING...

* VISIBILITY...VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE-QUARTER MILE OR
LESS AT TIMES DUE TO DENSE FOG.

* IMPACTS...DENSE FOG WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS ON ROADWAYS
INCLUDING HIGHWAYS 1 AND 101...AND STATE ROUTE 246.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...REDUCE SPEEDS AND INCREASE FOLLOWING DISTANCE. USE
LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS...AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION.

&&

$$

High Surf Advisory
CAZ034-035-121915-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-160214T1700Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
301 AM PST FRI FEB 12 2016

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SUNDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF WILL BUILD TO 8 TO 12 FEET EARLY
FRIDAY...THEN PEAK AT 10 TO 15 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 18 FEET
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. SURF WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE
SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF MAY CAUSE BEACH EROSION AND STRONG
RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING.
SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY BEACHES AND
JETTIES AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

* LOCATIONS...SURF WILL BE HIGHEST ON WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING
BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

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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