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* WHAT…Large breaking waves with dangerous rip currents. Surf 12
to 16 feet, with local up to 20 feet today and Friday. 9 to 13
feet on Saturday.

* WHERE…San Luis Obispo County Beaches and Santa Barbara
County Central Coast Beaches.

* WHEN…Until 5 PM PST Saturday.

* 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. Extensive flooding
of sandy beach areas is possible Thursday morning, including
Oceano Dunes and Pismo Beach.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…There is a 30 percent chance of surf
reaching 20 feet or more this afternoon and evening. Waves of
this size can cause pier damage.