Santa Barbara County, California
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Weather Alerts: Santa Barbara County, California
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High Surf Advisory
CAZ034-035-020515-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150402T1800Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
210 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

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

* SURF...SURF WILL RANGE FROM 8 TO 12 FEET ALONG WEST AND
NORTHWEST BEACHES THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK FOR OCEAN DROWNING. RIP
CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. WAVES CAN
SUDDENLY WASH PEOPLE OFF OF BEACHES AND COASTAL ROCK JETTIES.

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.

&&

$$

High Wind Warning
CAZ052-020500-
/O.UPG.KLOX.HW.A.0003.150401T2200Z-150402T1600Z/
/O.NEW.KLOX.HW.W.0004.150401T2200Z-150402T1600Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN MARCOS PASS...
SAN RAFAEL WILDERNESS AREA...DICK SMITH WILDERNESS AREA
1241 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
HIGH WIND WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THURSDAY.
THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 60 MPH LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. THE
STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR IN THE SANTA YNEZ RANGE.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY
FOR DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MAJOR ROADWAYS THAT
COULD BE AFFECTED INCLUDE HIGHWAYS 101...154...AND 192...
ESPECIALLY NEAR GAVIOTA...SAN MARCOS PASS...AND BELOW THE
HILLS OF MONTECITO. WINDS THIS STRONG MAY DOWN TREES AND POWER
LINES...AND CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT DAMAGING HIGH WINDS OF 58 MPH OR
GREATER ARE LIKELY OR IMMINENT. SECURE ALL LOOSE OUTDOOR
FURNITURE IN ADVANCE OF THE ONSET OF STRONG WINDS. MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA
SOURCE.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
CAZ039-020500-
/O.UPG.KLOX.HW.A.0003.150401T2200Z-150402T1600Z/
/O.EXB.KLOX.WI.Y.0015.150401T2200Z-150402T1600Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANTA BARBARA...MONTECITO...CARPINTERIA
1241 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THURSDAY. THE
HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 45 MPH LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WINDS WILL BE
STRONGEST BELOW PASSES AND CANYONS.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY
FOR DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. MAJOR ROADWAYS THAT
COULD BE AFFECTED INCLUDE HIGHWAYS 101...154...AND 192...
ESPECIALLY NEAR GAVIOTA AND BELOW THE HILLS OF MONTECITO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
CAZ034-035-020400-
/O.CON.KLOX.WI.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-150402T0400Z/
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
1241 PM PDT WED APR 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

* WINDS AND TIMING...WEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL PERSIST
INTO THE EARLY EVENING BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* IMPACTS...WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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