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Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
628 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...LARGE SURF EXPECTED NORTH BAY COAST FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

.LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL IMPACT THE COAST OVERNIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE LARGE SWELL WILL GRADUALLY DECAY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. LARGE SURF COMBINED WITH
INCREASING HIGH TIDE MAY RESULT IN SOME MINOR COASTAL FLOODING
SATURDAY MORNING. LOCATIONS OF CONCERN WILL BE ALONG THE
IMMEDIATE COAST INCLUDING SLOUGHS AND COASTAL MARSHES. KING TIDE
WILL BEGIN TO OCCUR ON SUNDAY LASTING THROUGH TUESDAY. THESE HIGH
SEASONAL TIDES WILL SPREAD THE COASTAL FLOODING CONCERN INTO BAY
FRONT AREAS IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA.

CAZ506-508-210300-
/O.CON.KMTR.CF.Y.0003.141221T1700Z-141223T0400Z/
NORTH BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-SAN FRANCISCO BAY SHORELINE-
628 AM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SUNDAY TO
8 PM PST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA HAS
ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM
SUNDAY TO 8 PM PST MONDAY.

* TIMING...GENERALLY SPEAKING...EXTREME HIGH TIDES ARE EXPECTED
  TO OCCUR DURING THE MID TO LATE MORNING HOURS OF DECEMBER
  21ST...22ND AND 23RD. EXTREME LOW TIDE WILL OCCUR DURING THE
  LATE AFTERNOON TO LATE EVENING HOURS. THE EXACT TIMING OF
  TIDES IS LOCATION DEPENDENT SO PLEASE VISIT
  TIDESANDCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV/PORTS/...FOR MORE SPECIFIC TIDAL
  INFORMATION.

* LOCATIONS...LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST AND BAY
  FRONT INCLUDING MARSHES AND SLOUGHS. THESE LOCATIONS MAY
  INCLUDE PARKING LOTS...COASTAL TRAILS...SIDEWALKS...
  UNDERPASSES AND ROADWAYS.

* IMPACTS...SEA WATER ON ROADWAYS...PARKING LOTS...TRAILS AND
  SIDEWALKS. PEOPLE VISITING BEACHES MAY LOSE ENTRY AND EXIT TO
  COVES AND NARROW BEACHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.
DO NOT LEAVE YOUR VEHICLE IN LOW LYING PARKING LOTS NEAR THE
COAST OR BAY FRONT. DO NOT TRAVEL THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. IF
VISITING THE COAST AVOID NARROW BEACHES AND COVES.

&&

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