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  • Coastal Flood Watch for Mendocino Interior County, California
  • Coastal Flood Watch issued December 09 at 12:16PM PST until December 10 at 1:00PM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 12:16 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 1 p.m.
  • ...LARGE SWELL TO IMPACT NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA BEACHES BRINGING
    ENHANCED WAVE RUNUP...
    ...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
    THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
    * COASTAL FLOODING...HIGH ASTRONOMICAL TIDES COMBINED WITH A LARGE
    SWELL IMPACTING THE NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST MAY RESULT IN
    COASTAL FLOODING. WAVE RUNUP WILL BE GREATER THAN NORMAL WITH
    BREAKER HEIGHTS BUILDING TO OVER 20 FEET NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH
    TIDE. BREAKERS BETWEEN 25 AND 32 FEET WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY
    AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.
    * TIMING...HIGH TIDE IS BETWEEN 9 AND 11 AM ALONG THE NORTHWEST
    CALIFORNIA COAST. FLOODING MAY BEGIN AN HOUR BEFORE OR
    CONTINUE FOR AN HOUR OR TWO AFTER HIGH TIDE.
    * IMPACTS...LOW LYING AREAS MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
    INCLUDING...BUT NOT LIMITED TO...ROADWAYS IN KING SALMON AND
    THE ARCATA BOTTOMS. WAVE RUNUP MAY CAUSE WATER TO WASH ONTO
    SOME NEAR COASTAL ROADS AND PARKING LOTS.

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