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High Surf Advisory in Effect

North Coast-Central Coast-
352 AM PST Fri Feb 17 2012

…High Surf Advisory In Effect From 10 AM To 10 PM Pst Saturday…

• Seas…Powerful Westerly Swells Will Build To 21 To 24 Feet During The Day Saturday Before Subsiding Saturday Night.

• Time Of High Tide…Will Occur At 918 AM PST Saturday At La Push And 1001 AM PST At Aberdeen. The Large Waves Are Expected To Arrive After The Time Of High Tide.

• Predicted Tide…8.51 Feet At La Push And 10.31 Feet At Aberdeen Saturday Morning.

• Timing…The Large Waves Are Expected To Reach The Coast Late Saturday Morning.

• Impacts…Powerful…Breaking Waves Will Make It Very Dangerous To Fish Or Observe Waves From Rocks…Jetties…Or Breakwaters. Unwary Beach Walkers Can Easily Be Caught Off Guard As Waves Suddenly Race Farther Up The Beach Than Normal. Those Planning To Go Clamming This Weekend Should Monitor The Latest Wave Forecasts From The National Weather Service. 


Precautionary/Preparedness Actions…

A High Surf Advisory Means That High Surf Will Affect Beaches In The Advisory Area…Producing Rip Currents And Localized Beach Erosion.

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