San Mateo County, California
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High Surf Advisory
CAZ006-505-509-529-530-191300-
/O.NEW.KMTR.SU.Y.0005.140420T1200Z-140421T1200Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
955 PM PDT FRI APR 18 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO 5 AM PDT
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA HAS
ISSUED A HIGH SURF ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY
TO 5 AM PDT MONDAY.

* WAVES AND SURF...NORTHWEST SWELL INITIALLY 5 TO 8 FEET AT 18
SECONDS WILL BUILD TO 13 TO 15 FEET AT 15 TO 16 SECONDS.

* TIMING...INITIAL FORERUNNER WAVES WILL ARRIVE LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. WAVES WILL BUILD THROUGH THE DAY
SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...LARGE SURF IS EXPECTED AT EXPOSED BEACHES SUCH AS
OCEAN BEACH. STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE ENTIRE
COAST FROM SONOMA COUNTY SOUTH INTO MONTEREY COUNTY. A
HEIGHTENED RISK OF SNEAKER WAVES IS EXPECTED, ESPECIALLY ON
STEEPER BEACHES LIKE CARMEL RIVER BEACH AND MONTARA STATE BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND
LOCALIZED BEACH EROSION. PLEASE NEVER TURN YOUR BACK TO THE OCEAN
AND AVOID CLIMBING ON AND FISHING FROM ROCKS AND JETTIES.

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