High Surf Advisory

01/11/2019 6:57 PM through 01/12/2019 8:00 AM

Update to NWS-IDP-PROD-3312939-2895695 NWS-IDP-PROD-3312939-2895694

High Surf Advisory issued January 11 at 6:57PM PST expiring January 13 at 12:00PM PST by NWS Los Angeles/Oxnard CA

Alert

* SURF...Breaking waves of 7 to 10 feet, largest on exposed west
facing beaches.

* Impacts...There is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can cause injury...wash people off beaches and
rocks...and capsize small boats near shore.

Instructions

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.

Target Area

Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles; Ventura County Coast; Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands

Sender: NWS Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
Sent: 6:57 PM on 01-11-2019

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