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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 2:07 AM PST on January 24, 2017

Expires 12:00 PM EST on January 25, 2017


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 9 am PST
Wednesday...

* surf... 7 to 12 feet... highest on west-facing beaches... will
lower to 5 to 8 ft tonight. The surf is diminishing slowly and
will remain above advisory levels through early Wednesday. The
advisory may need to be extended into later in the week.

* Impacts... large waves and strong rip currents will increase
the risk of ocean drowning for swimmers and surfers. Breaking
waves can cause injury... wash people off beaches or rocks...
and capsize small boats nearshore. Moderate beach erosion is
expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current
remain calm. Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction
following the shoreline. When out of the current... swim back to
shore. If tired... float or tread water until out of the rip
current. If unable to escape... face the shore and call or wave
for help.





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