High Surf Advisory:
- ...High surf advisory remains in effect until 5 PM PDT Sunday...
- timing...building surf across south facing beaches...peaking this afternoon through Sunday morning.
- Surf...3 to 5 feet with local breakers to 7 feet on south facing beaches... increasing to 5 to 7 feet with maximum breakers up to 9 feet this afternoon and continuing through early Sunday afternoon. Surf will diminish Sunday night into Monday.
- Impacts...strong rip currents and long shore currents will create dangerous swimming conditions...especially for inexperienced swimmers. Sneaker waves can bring unexpectedly large waves across rocks and jetties near the Waters Edge. 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. Kj/gomberg