Issued at: 10:08 PM PDT on October 20, 2014, expires at: 6:00 AM PDT on October 21, 2014
...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 am PDT Tuesday...
- winds...northwest to north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40
mph...strongest below passes and canyons.
- Timing...thorough the 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: 6:36 PM PDT on October 20, 2014, expires at: 11:00 AM PDT on October 22, 2014
...High surf advisory remains in effect until 11 am PDT
- 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 Wednesday morning. 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
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