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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 2:11 PM PDT on August 27, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 29, 2014

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 PM PDT Friday...

* surf and timing... high surf will continue through Friday. The
peak of the surf will occur this afternoon and evening... with
maximum sets of 10 to 15 feet... and isolated sets to 20
feet... likely on south and southeast facing beaches of Los
Angeles and Ventura counties.

* Coastal flooding... minor coastal flooding will be possible
across low lying areas near south and southeast facing beaches
through Friday... especially near times of high tide.

* Tides... the next high tide will be near 5 feet around 11 PM PDT
this evening.

* Locations... in Los Angeles County... the highest surf will
impact beaches from Long Beach through the Palos Verdes
Peninsula... including Cabrillo Beach and Point Fermin... as
well as Malibu and Zuma beaches. In Ventura County... beaches
at or near Port Hueneme... Point Mugu... County line... and
Oxnard Shores will be most impacted by the high surf.

* Impacts... this powerful surf event has the potential to
produce structural damage to piers and beach side property as
well as significant beach erosion. The powerful surf with very
strong rip currents and long shore currents will create
extremely dangerous swimming and surfing conditions...
potentially life threatening. Sneaker waves can bring
unexpectedly large waves across rocks and jetties near the
Waters Edge... and suddenly inundate beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Emergency and marine interests should begin to take necessary
precautions to prepare for the possibility of a damaging surf
event for south and southeast facing beaches. The Palos Verdes
Peninsula... including Long Beach... Cabrillo Beach... and Point
Fermin will be especially vulnerable in the early stages of the
event due to the southeast direction of the initial swell energy
this afternoon through tonight.

If you do not have to be in the water... stay on the shore. Stay
off rocks and jetties and away from the Waters Edge to avoid
being swept away by sneaker waves. Never turn your back to the

Remember... if caught in a rip current... swim parallel to shore
until you are free of the powerful current.

Record Report

Statement as of 5:48 PM PDT on August 27, 2014

... Record high maximum temperature at Camarillo today...

a record high maximum temperature of 91 degrees was set at
Camarillo Airport CA today... August 27th. This ties the old record
of 91 set in 2009.

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Alabama - Air Quality Alert
Arizona - Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Indiana - Flood Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Flash Flood Watch
Kansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Beach Hazard Statement
Massachusetts - High Surf Advisory
Michigan - Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Nebraska - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
New Mexico - Public Information Statement
New York - High Surf Advisory
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Rhode Island - High Surf Advisory
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Utah - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Beach Hazard Statement
Washington - Record Report
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