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  • High Surf Warning for Ventura County Coast County, California
  • High Surf Warning issued March 08 at 10:21AM PST until March 08 at 12:00PM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 10:21 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at noon
  • ...VERY LARGE AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING SURF THIS MORNING...
    ...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING THIS MORNING...
    ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK...
    .A LARGE AND LONG PERIOD WEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO BRING VERY
    HIGH SURF TO AREA BEACHES THROUGH NOON TODAY...WITH THE HIGHEST
    SURF THIS MORNING. THE THREAT OF COASTAL FLOODING HAS SUBSIDED IN
    THE WAKE OF THE HIGH TIDE EARLIER IN THE MORNING. THE SURF WILL
    SUBSIDE INTO HIGH SURF ADVISORY LEVELS THIS AFTERNOON.
    ...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST TODAY...
    ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...
    * SURF AND TIMING...SURF OF 10 TO 15 FEET WITH MAX SETS TO 18
    FEET THIS MORNING WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE THIS AFTERNOON.
    * PROJECTED WATER LEVELS AT LOS ANGELES HARBOR...6.5 FEET AT 822
    AM PST THIS MORNING.
    * IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF DROWNING DUE TO THE
    VERY LARGE SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS. SNEAKER WAVES CAN
    SUDDENLY WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES AND ROCK JETTIES. SIGNIFICANT
    BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED...AND THERE WILL BE A THREAT OF
    DAMAGE TO COASTAL STRUCTURES SUCH AS PIERS.
    * LOCATIONS...HIGHEST SURF ON WEST FACING BEACHES...ESPECIALLY
    NEAR VENTURA HARBOR AND MANHATTAN BEACH.

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