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  • High Surf Advisory for Mendocino Interior County, California
  • High Surf Advisory issued October 20 at 3:16AM PDT until October 20 at 6:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, October 20, 2017 at 3:16 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, October 20, 2017 at 6 p.m.
  • ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS
    EVENING...
    * WAVES AND SURF...BREAKING WAVES TO 23 TO 25 FEET ALONG WEST AND
    NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES.
    * IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES ALONG THE COAST WILL LEAD TO
    INCREASED WAVE RUN-UP ON BEACHES WITH WAVES TOPPING AND WASHING
    OVER LARGE ROCKS AND JETTIES. THESE LARGE WAVES CAN BE ERRATIC
    AND UNPREDICTABLE. USE EXTRA CAUTION NEAR THE SURF ZONE AS THESE
    LARGE WAVES WILL BE CAPABLE OF SWEEPING PEOPLE INTO THE FRIGID
    AND TURBULENT OCEAN WATER. MARINERS TRAVERSING THE BAR ARE URGED
    TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION...ESPECIALLY DURING MAX EBB WHICH IS
    PREDICTED TO OCCUR AROUND 400 PM TODAY...OR STAY IN PORT.
    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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