High Surf Advisory
Orange County Coastal Areas-
357 PM PST Wed Jan 16 2019
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THURSDAY TO 9 PM PST
The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a High Surf
Advisory...which is in effect from 2 PM Thursday to 9 PM PST
* Surf...4-6 FT through Thursday morning. 6 to 9 FT with sets to
11 FT Thursday afternoon through Friday.
* Timing...Moderate surf through Thursday morning, building
Thursday afternoon and peaking Thursday night and early Friday
morning, then gradually diminishing Friday afternoon and evening.
* Tides...High tides at Newport Beach:
5.6 feet at 538 AM PST Thursday
6.1 feet at 622 AM PST Friday
* Impacts...Strong rip currents, minor coastal flooding, and risk
of drowning with dangerous swimming conditions. High tides
Friday could create minor coastal flooding and beach erosion
combined with the high surf.
A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.
Large breaking waves can cause injury, wash people off beaches
and rocks, and capsize small boats near shore.