Santa Barbara County, CA
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High Surf Advisory
CAZ034-035-220300-
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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
1050 AM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST
TONIGHT...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS CANCELLED
THE COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

* SURF AND TIMING...SURF OF 10 TO 13 FT WITH LOCAL SETS TO 15 FEET
THIS MORNING. THE SURF WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE THROUGH THIS
EVENING.

* LOCATION...THE HIGHEST SURF WILL BE ON EXPOSED WEST TO NORTHWEST
FACING BEACHES...HOWEVER LARGE SURF IS EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE
CENTRAL COAST AREA. STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG SHORE CURRENTS
WILL AFFECT ALL CENTRAL COAST BEACHES.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT BEACH
EROSION...DAMAGE TO SURF ZONE STRUCTURES SUCH AS PIERS...MINOR
COASTAL FLOODING WITH INUNDATION OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE
BEACH...FREQUENT AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG-SHORE
CURRENTS...AND SNEAKER WAVES.

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.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
CAZ039-221115-
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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANTA BARBARA...MONTECITO...CARPINTERIA
445 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE IMPACTED ON AREA ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY
ON HIGHWAYS 101 AND 154 BETWEEN SANTA BARBARA AND GAVIOTA
INCLUDING SAN MARCOS PASS...AND THROUGH GAVIOTA PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH OR GREATER ARE
EXPECTED FOR THE SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST AND OVER 45 MPH FOR
THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN
DRIVING.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
CAZ052-221115-
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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN MARCOS PASS...
SAN RAFAEL WILDERNESS AREA...DICK SMITH WILDERNESS AREA
445 PM PST SUN DEC 21 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST MONDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH...STRONGEST
THROUGH PASSES AND CANYONS OF THE SANTA YNEZ RANGE. ISOLATED GUSTS
TO AROUND 60 MPH NEAR MONTECITO HILLS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE IMPACTED ON AREA ROADWAYS...INCLUDING
HIGHWAYS 101...154...AND 192. WINDS THIS STRONG WILL BE CAPABLE
OF BLOWING DEBRIS AND DOWNING TREE BRANCHES.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH OR GREATER ARE
EXPECTED FOR THE SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST AND OVER 45 MPH FOR
THE MOUNTAINS. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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