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

Watches & Warnings

High Surf Advisory
Issued: 1:18 AM PDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

* surf... high surf of 10 to 12 feet with local sets to 14 feet is
expected this morning, before diminishing this afternoon.

* 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 tide will be 5.2 ft at 11:40 am PDT today.


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.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:08 AM PDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 5 am PDT Monday...

* winds... northeast to east winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40
mph at times through late tonight.

* Impacts... gusty winds could create travel difficulty for high
profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving, use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.





High Surf Advisory
Issued: 1:18 AM PDT Oct. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

* surf... high surf of 10 to 12 feet with local sets to 14 feet is
expected this morning, before diminishing this afternoon.

* 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 tide will be 5.2 ft at 11:40 am PDT today.


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.