San Luis Obispo County Central Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:08 AM PDT Oct. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until noon PDT Sunday...

* surf... high surf of 12 to 18 feet with sets to 20 feet is
expected through midday today across northwest and west facing
beaches. The surf is expected to diminish beginning this
afternoon but remain above 10 feet through the period.

* Locations... northwest and west facing beaches across the
central coast.

* Impacts... large powerful and damaging waves and strong
currents will create a risk of ocean drowning. Sneaker waves
can suddenly overrun previously dry beaches and jetties.

* Tides... high tides will be moderately high around 5.4 ft at
11:11 am PDT this morning... 4.0 ft at 11:30 PM PDT tonight...
and around 5.2 ft at 11:40 am PDT Sunday.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.





High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:08 AM PDT Oct. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until noon PDT Sunday...

* surf... high surf of 12 to 18 feet with sets to 20 feet is
expected through midday today across northwest and west facing
beaches. The surf is expected to diminish beginning this
afternoon but remain above 10 feet through the period.

* Locations... northwest and west facing beaches across the
central coast.

* Impacts... large powerful and damaging waves and strong
currents will create a risk of ocean drowning. Sneaker waves
can suddenly overrun previously dry beaches and jetties.

* Tides... high tides will be moderately high around 5.4 ft at
11:11 am PDT this morning... 4.0 ft at 11:30 PM PDT tonight...
and around 5.2 ft at 11:40 am PDT Sunday.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.