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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
203 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

...LARGE SURF...STRONG RIP CURRENTS...AND POSSIBLE COASTAL
FLOODING THROUGH THURSDAY...MAINLY IN ORANGE COUNTY...

.LARGE SOUTH SWELLS FROM HURRICANE MARIE WILL PEAK AT 10 FEET
EARLY THIS MORNING. THE SWELL WILL PRODUCE LARGE SURF...STRONG RIP
CURRENTS AND STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS THROUGH THURSDAY. MINOR
COASTAL FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION ARE POSSIBLE AS WELL.

SURF OF 8 TO 10 FEET IS EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS ORANGE COUNTY.
OCCASIONAL SETS AT SOME BEACHES DURING THIS TIME COULD REACH 12 TO
15 FEET. SURF GENERALLY LESS THAN 7 FEET IS EXPECTED IN SAN DIEGO
COUNTY...ALTHOUGH RIP CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS WILL BE
PARTICULARLY STRONG.

THE SOUTH SWELLS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH TODAY AND THURSDAY...BUT
SURF IN ORANGE COUNTY WILL CONTINUE ABOVE 7 FEET THROUGH THURSDAY.

CAZ042-272030-
/O.CON.KSGX.SU.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-140829T0800Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
203 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM PDT FRIDAY...

* SURF AND TIMING...TODAY...8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SETS OF
  12 TO 15 FEET AT FAVORED BEACHES. TONIGHT...6 TO 8 FEET WITH
  LOCAL SETS TO 12 FEET. THURSDAY...5 TO 7 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO
  10 FEET.

* COASTAL FLOODING POTENTIAL...SOME COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE
  ALONG SOUTH FACING BEACHES AND LOW LYING AREAS TODAY...MAINLY
  DURING HIGH TIDE LATE THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WILL BE GREATEST ALONG THE BEACHES OF ORANGE COUNTY
  WHERE DAMAGE TO PIERS AND OTHER STRUCTURES IS POSSIBLE...ALONG
  WITH SOME BEACH EROSION. THE LARGE SURF WITH VERY STRONG RIP
  CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS WILL CREATE EXTREMELY
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING AND SURFING CONDITIONS. OCCASIONALLY LARGER
  WAVES CAN APPEAR UNEXPECTEDLY...WASHING OVER ROCKS AND JETTIES
  NEAR THE WATERS EDGE.

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.

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