Weather Alerts

High Surf Advisory

Ventura, CA

608 PM PST Thu Jan 23 2020

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM FRIDAY TO NOON PST
SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Large breaking waves of 5-7 feet with local sets to 8
feet. Highest on exposed west facing beaches. Dangerous rip
currents.

* WHERE...Ventura County Coast, Los Angeles County Coast and
Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands.

* WHEN...From 10 PM Friday to noon PST Sunday.

* 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.

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.

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