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* WHAT…For the High Surf Advisory, large breaking waves with
dangerous rip currents. Surf 10 to 14 feet with local sets up
to 16 feet for northwest facing beaches todat. The swell will
switch to southerly tonight through Sunday, and south facing
beaches will see surf 14 to 18 feet with local to 20 feet,
peaking on Sunday. For the Coastal Flood Advisory, minor
coastal flooding is expected near time of high tide early
Sunday morning for south facing locations, such as Port San
Luis, Avila Beach, Oceano, and Cayucos.

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

* WHEN…For the High Surf Advisory, until 9 PM PST Monday. For
the Coastal Flood Advisory, from 1 AM to 9 AM PST Sunday.

* IMPACTS…Flooding of sea water is likely, around the time of
high tide, over vulnerable low-lying coastal areas such as
parking lots, beaches, and walkways. Significant damage to
roads or structures is NOT expected. 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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Due to the combination of strong
southerly winds gusting to 40 knots and lower atmospheric
pressure, water levels may approach 6.5 to 7 feet near the
time of high tide which is around 430 AM Sunday. These higher
water levels combined with waves over 10 feet will make the
Central Coast vulnerable to coastal flooding.