Issued at: 4:01 am PST on November 25, 2015, expires at: 10:00 PM PST on November 25, 2015
- ...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening...
- winds and timing...areas of northwest to north winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph will persist through the evening.
- Impacts...major roadways that could be affected include highways 101...154...and 192...especially near Gaviota...San Marcos Pass...and below the hills of Montecito. Precautionary/preparedness actions... When driving...use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty cross winds.
Coastal Flood Advisory:
Issued at: 3:31 am PST on November 25, 2015, expires at: 11:00 AM PST on November 26, 2015
- ...Coastal Flood Advisory now in effect until 11 am PST Thursday...
- coastal flooding...minor flooding of low-lying coastal areas is expected around the time of high tide this morning and again Thursday morning. Areas most impacted include Pismo Beach...Oceano...and Morro Bay.
- Impacts...minor intrusion of sea water onto some Harbor walkways and beach parking lots is possible. Increased beach erosion is likely. Strong rip currents and breaking waves on rock jetties will make beach related activities hazardous.
- Surf...northwesterly waves between 7 and 10 feet are expected today and Thursday.
- Tides...the actual tides have been running almost one foot above the predicted tides. Tide heights given below have taken this into consideration. Port San Luis predicted high tides: today: 7.3 feet at 837 am PST. Thursday: 7.3 feet at 918 am PST. Friday: 7.0 feet at 1001 am PST. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal Flood Advisory means that minor and shallow flooding is occurring or imminent. Coastal communities should take precautions to protect vulnerable low-lying areas from overflowing sea water if it is safe to do so during low tides.
Beach Hazard Statement:
Issued at: 3:31 am PST on November 25, 2015, expires at: 12:00 PM PST on November 27, 2015
- ...Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Friday morning...
- hazards...minor tidal overflow is possible around the time of the morning high tide each day through Friday. Dangerous rip currents and elevated surf are also expected.
- Impacts...increased beach erosion is likely. Strong rip currents and breaking waves on rock jetties will make beach related activities hazardous.
- Tides...the actual tides have been running almost one foot above the predicted tides. Tide heights given below have taken this into consideration. Santa Barbara Harbor predicted high tides: today: 7.4 feet at 816 am PST. Thursday: 7.4 feet at 857 am PST. Friday: 7.2 feet at 938 am PST. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A beach hazards statement is issued when threats to beach and surf zone safety are expected or occurring. Caution should be used when in or near the water. Stay near occupied lifeguard towers and never swim alone. If caught in a rip current...swim parallel to the shore.