Weather Alerts for San Luis Obispo Central Coast

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Surf Advisory  HIGH SURF ADVISORY   High Surf Advisory
SAN LUIS OBISPO CENTRAL COAST

Areas Affected:
San Luis Obispo County Central Coast - Santa Barbara County Central Coast
Effective: Wed, 3/20 3:57am Updated: Wed, 3/20 6:00am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 3/20 11:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
* SURF...9 to 12 feet, mainly on west to northwest facing
beaches.
* COASTAL FLOODING...Minor coastal flooding is possible over low-lying
coastal areas such as beach parking lots and bike pathways
during the time of highest tide.
* TIDES...The highest tide is expected this morning around 10 AM
PDT.
* IMPACTS...There is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can cause injury...wash people off beaches and
rocks...and capsize small boats near shore.

Information:
A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don`t swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.