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  • Beach Hazards Statement for Santa Barbara County Central Coast County, California
  • Beach Hazards Statement issued October 26 at 1:40PM PDT until October 30 at 6:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 6 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, October 30, 2017 at 6 a.m.
  • ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
    THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
    BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR LIKELY HIGH SURF, WHICH IS IN EFFECT
    FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.
    * SURF POTENTIAL...A STRONG STORM SOUTH OF THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS
    HAS GENERATED A LARGE NORTHWESTERLY SWELL HEADED FOR CENTRAL
    CALIFORNIA. THIS LONG PERIOD SWELL IS EXPECTED TO GENERATE HIGH
    SURF OF 10 TO 15 FEET OR HIGHER BEGINNING SATURDAY MORNING AND
    PERSISTING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. A HIGH SURF ADVISORY
    WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.
    * 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.

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