San Luis Obispo
High Surf Advisory:
Issued at: 10:50 am PST on December 21, 2014, expires at: 12:00 AM PST on December 22, 2014
- ...High surf advisory remains in effect until midnight PST tonight... ...Coastal Flood Advisory is cancelled... The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has cancelled the coastal Flood Advisory.
- Surf and timing...surf of 10 to 13 ft with local sets to 15 feet this morning. The surf will slowly subside through this evening.
- Location...the highest surf will be on exposed west to northwest facing beaches...however large surf is expected throughout the central coast area. Strong rip currents and long shore currents will affect all central coast beaches.
- Impacts...there is the potential for significant beach erosion...damage to surf zone structures such as piers...minor coastal flooding with inundation of low lying areas near the beach...frequent and strong rip currents and long-shore currents...and sneaker waves. 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. Remember...if caught in a rip current...swim parallel to shore until you are free of the powerful current. Always swim near a lifeguard.