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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 9:27 PM PDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2017


... High surf advisory now in effect until 9 am PDT Tuesday...

* surf... surf of 4 to 7 ft will persist through mid morning
Tuesday... then surf will slowly decrease.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk of ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Waves can
wash people off beaches and rocks... and capsize small boats
nearshore.

* Locations... highest surf will be on west facing beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.




Wind Advisory

Statement as of 2:52 AM PDT on April 25, 2017

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on April 26, 2017


... Wind Advisory now in effect until 3 am PDT Wednesday...

* winds and timing... areas of northwest to north winds 20 to 35
mph with gusts up to 45 mph. The strongest winds will be in the
hills and interior portions of the island. Winds should weaken
some and become north to northeast Wednesday morning.

* Impacts... gusty winds could down tree limbs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving, use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:40 PM PDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 8:22 AM EDT on April 25, 2017


... Strongest winds over the past 3 hours across SW CA...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... California...

... Los Angeles County...
Palmdale apt. 45 mph 0344 PM 04/24 2543
Sandberg 45 mph 0410 PM 04/24 4510
poppy park 38 mph 0256 PM 04/24 2759
Saddleback Butte 38 mph 0356 PM 04/24 2590
Lake Palmdale 33 mph 0355 PM 04/24 2980
Palmdale 30 mph 0230 PM 04/24 2620

... San Luis Obispo County...
Port San Luis nos 32 mph 0436 PM 04/24 523

... Santa Barbara County...
Gaviota State Park 41 mph 0425 PM 04/24 87
Lompoc apt. 38 mph 0311 PM 04/24 88
Santa Barbara apt. 38 mph 0253 PM 04/24 9
pt. Conception lighthouse 37 mph 0405 PM 04/24 24
vandenberg AFB 37 mph 0225 PM 04/24 369
Jalama beach 37 mph 0409 PM 04/24 29
Refugio hills 36 mph 0306 PM 04/24 1464
Santa Ynez apt. 35 mph 0435 PM 04/24 671
vandenberg hills 33 mph 0322 PM 04/24 1017
Sedgwick Reserve, Santa Ynez 30 mph 0340 PM 04/24 1153

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.



540 PM PDT Mon Apr 24 2017

... Strongest winds over the past 3 hours across SW CA...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... California...

... Los Angeles County...
Palmdale apt. 45 mph 0344 PM 04/24 2543
Sandberg 45 mph 0410 PM 04/24 4510
poppy park 38 mph 0256 PM 04/24 2759
Saddleback Butte 38 mph 0356 PM 04/24 2590
Lake Palmdale 33 mph 0355 PM 04/24 2980
Palmdale 30 mph 0230 PM 04/24 2620

... San Luis Obispo County...
Port San Luis nos 32 mph 0436 PM 04/24 523

... Santa Barbara County...
Gaviota State Park 41 mph 0425 PM 04/24 87
Lompoc apt. 38 mph 0311 PM 04/24 88
Santa Barbara apt. 38 mph 0253 PM 04/24 9
pt. Conception lighthouse 37 mph 0405 PM 04/24 24
vandenberg AFB 37 mph 0225 PM 04/24 369
Jalama beach 37 mph 0409 PM 04/24 29
Refugio hills 36 mph 0306 PM 04/24 1464
Santa Ynez apt. 35 mph 0435 PM 04/24 671
vandenberg hills 33 mph 0322 PM 04/24 1017
Sedgwick Reserve, Santa Ynez 30 mph 0340 PM 04/24 1153

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 9:27 PM PDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2017


... High surf advisory now in effect until 9 am PDT Tuesday...

* surf... surf of 4 to 7 ft will persist through mid morning
Tuesday... then surf will slowly decrease.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk of ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Waves can
wash people off beaches and rocks... and capsize small boats
nearshore.

* Locations... highest surf will be on west facing beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Alaska - Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Georgia - Flood Warning
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Kansas - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Lake Wind Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement , High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch
Missouri - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, High Wind Warning , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
New York - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Special Statement , High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Oregon - Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Coastal Flood Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Texas - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Blowing Dust Advisory, High Wind Warning , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Utah - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Winter Storm Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement

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