Santa Barbara County, CA
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High Surf Advisory
CAZ034-035-211245-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-141022T1800Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
636 PM PDT MON OCT 20 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 THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE SURF WILL BE LARGEST ON TUESDAY.

* 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
CAZ039-211300-
/O.CON.KLOX.WI.Y.0069.000000T0000Z-141021T1300Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SANTA BARBARA...MONTECITO...CARPINTERIA
1008 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PDT TUESDAY...

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

* TIMING...THOROUGH THE TONIGHT.

* 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 MONTECITO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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