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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 3:58 AM PST on December 20, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on December 21, 2014


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 4 am PST Sunday...

* surf and timing... surf will build to 5 to 7 feet on exposed west
facing beaches this morning and persist through early Sunday
morning. Strong and frequent rip currents on all beaches. Higher
than normal high tide around 6.5 feet at 7:15 am today.

* Location... strong rip currents and high surf along exposed
west facing shores from Santa Monica Bay southward to Torrance
beach.

* Impacts... strong rip currents in the vicinity of high surf.
Minor tidal overflow during higher high tide.

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.



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