Issued at: 2:16 PM PDT on October 20, 2014, expires at: 6:00 AM PDT on October 21, 2014
...Wind Advisory in effect from 8 PM this evening to 6 am PDT
The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to 6 am
- Winds...northwest to north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40
mph...strongest below passes and canyons.
- Timing...from early this evening to late tonight.
- Impacts...major roadways that could be affected include highways
101...154...and 192...especially near Gaviota...below San
Marcos Pass...and below the hills of Montecito.
When driving...use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
High Surf Advisory:
Issued at: 11:15 am PDT on October 20, 2014, expires at: 11:00 AM PDT on October 22, 2014
...High surf advisory remains in effect from 5 PM this afternoon
to 11 am PDT Wednesday...
- surf and timing...surf of 10 to 12 feet with local sets to 14
feet will affect west to northwest facing beaches this evening
through midday Wednesday. The surf will be largest on Tuesday.
- Impacts...dangerous swimming and surf conditions and a high risk
of rip currents. Sneaker waves...which are much larger waves
that can suddenly inundate jetties... rocks...and beaches near
the Waters Edge...can present a life-threatening hazard.
A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing rip currents and localized beach
Remember...if caught in a rip current...swim parallel to shore
until you are free of the powerful current. Always swim near a