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  • Coastal Flood Statement for Santa Barbara County Central Coast County, California
  • Coastal Flood Statement issued October 29 at 5:33AM PDT until October 29 at 1:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 5:33 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 1 p.m.
  • ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL COAST THROUGH
    FRIDAY...
    ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR SANTA BARBARA...VENTURA
    AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
    .HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE ALONG CENTRAL COAST BEACHES THROUGH
    FRIDAY. THE LARGE SURF WILL RESULT IN MINOR BEACH EROSION AND
    FREQUENT AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS. WITH UNUSUALLY HIGH TIDES
    COINCIDING...THERE WILL ALSO BE A RISK OF MINOR COASTAL FLOODING
    DURING HIGH TIDE.
    SOUTH OF POINT CONCEPTION...HIGH TIDES AND ELEVATED SURF WILL
    BRING A RISK OF MINOR COASTAL FLOODING TO AREA BEACHES THROUGH
    FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE HIGHEST RISK WILL OCCUR AROUND THE MORNING
    HIGH TIDES...BETWEEN 10 AM AND NOON...AND ON LOW-LYING AREAS NEAR
    THE BEACH.
    ...ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDES AND ELEVATED SURF THROUGH THURSDAY
    MORNING...
    * COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOWS ARE POSSIBLE FOR LOW-
    LYING BEACH AREAS EACH MORNING AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE
    THROUGH THIS MORNING.
    * TIDES...ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDES NEAR 7 FEET ARE PREDICTED FOR
    AREA BEACHES DURING THE MORNING HOURS THROUGH TODAY.
    * IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AREAS ALONG THE BEACH.
    STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE AT BEACHES.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    A COASTAL FLOOD STATEMENT MEANS THAT THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR
    MINOR AND SHALLOW FLOODING. COASTAL COMMUNITIES SHOULD TAKE
    PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT VULNERABLE LOW-LYING AREAS FROM
    OVERFLOWING SEA WATER IF IT IS SAFE TO DO SO DURING LOW TIDES.

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