San Luis Obispo County Central Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

High Surf Advisory
Statement as of 2:31 AM PDT on October 22, 2014

...High surf advisory remains in effect until 11 am PDT this morning...

* surf and timing...surf of 10 to 12 feet with locally higher sets will continue along west to northwest facing beaches through this morning...before diminishing.

* 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.

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.

Rat