Weather Alerts for Paso Robles

Issued by the National Weather Service

Coastal Flood Advisory  COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY   Coastal Flood Advisory
PASO ROBLES

Areas Affected:
San Luis Obispo County Central Coast - Santa Barbara County Central Coast
Effective: Sat 3:58 am Updated: Sat 9:05 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun 3:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...LARGE AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING SURF TO IMPACT THE CENTRAL
COAST THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING FOR THE CENTRAL COAST THIS WEEKEND NEAR
TIMES OF HIGH TIDE...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EXPOSED WEST FACING SHORES IN VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH SUNDAY...
A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL IMPACT THE CENTRAL COAST THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT. THE LARGEST SURF WILL OCCUR TODAY WITH 15 TO 20 FOOT
BREAKERS. LOCALLY HIGHER SETS IN EXCESS OF 20 FEET WILL BE
POSSIBLE ON EXPOSED WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. SURF THIS
LARGE WILL BE CAPABLE OF CAUSING SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION AND
POSSIBLE DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES SUCH AS PIERS. IN ADDITION...THERE
WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING NEAR TIMES OF
HIGH TIDE.
THE LARGE SWELL IS EXPECTED TO BRING HIGH SURF TO WEST FACING
BEACHES SOUTH OF POINT CONCEPTION STARTING TODAY...INCLUDING THE
VENTURA COUNTY BEACHES AND THE SOUTHERN LOS ANGELES COUNTY BEACHES
FROM SANTA MONICA TO TORRANCE BEACH.
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST
SUNDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST SUNDAY
NIGHT...
* SURF AND TIMING...THE PEAK OF THE EVENT WILL OCCUR TODAY WITH 15
TO 20 FOOT BREAKERS. LOCALLY HIGHER SETS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON
EXPOSED WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. SURF SHOULD GRADUALLY
SUBSIDE ON SUNDAY...BUT IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 10 FEET
THROUGH AT LEAST LATE SUNDAY EVENING. THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY MAY
NEED TO BE EXTENDED INTO MONDAY.
* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED THIS
WEEKEND...ESPECIALLY A FEW HOURS ON EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE. A
HIGH TIDE OF 6.2 FEET WILL OCCUR AT PORT SAN LUIS AT 752 AM THIS
MORNING...THEN 6.4 FEET AT 831 AM ON SUNDAY.
* LOCATION...THE HIGHEST SURF WILL BE ON EXPOSED WEST TO NORTHWEST
FACING BEACHES...HOWEVER LARGE SURF IS EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE
CENTRAL COAST AREA. COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE MOST LIKELY ON LOW-
LYING AREAS NEAR THE WATER DURING THE MORNING HIGH TIDES. STRONG
RIP CURRENTS AND LONG SHORE CURRENTS WILL AFFECT ALL CENTRAL
COAST BEACHES.
* IMPACTS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT BEACH
EROSION...DAMAGE TO SURF ZONE STRUCTURES SUCH AS PIERS...MINOR
COASTAL FLOODING WITH INUNDATION OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE
BEACH...FREQUENT AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG-SHORE
CURRENTS...AND SNEAKER WAVES.

Information:
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.
REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT THE VERY LARGE SURF AND
HIGH TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS
ALONG THE SHORE.

High Surf Advisory  HIGH SURF ADVISORY   High Surf Advisory
PASO ROBLES

Areas Affected:
San Luis Obispo County Central Coast - Santa Barbara County Central Coast
Effective: Sat 3:58 am Updated: Sat 9:05 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun 3:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...LARGE AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING SURF TO IMPACT THE CENTRAL
COAST THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...
...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING FOR THE CENTRAL COAST THIS WEEKEND NEAR
TIMES OF HIGH TIDE...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR EXPOSED WEST FACING SHORES IN VENTURA
AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH SUNDAY...
A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL IMPACT THE CENTRAL COAST THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT. THE LARGEST SURF WILL OCCUR TODAY WITH 15 TO 20 FOOT
BREAKERS. LOCALLY HIGHER SETS IN EXCESS OF 20 FEET WILL BE
POSSIBLE ON EXPOSED WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. SURF THIS
LARGE WILL BE CAPABLE OF CAUSING SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION AND
POSSIBLE DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES SUCH AS PIERS. IN ADDITION...THERE
WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING NEAR TIMES OF
HIGH TIDE.
THE LARGE SWELL IS EXPECTED TO BRING HIGH SURF TO WEST FACING
BEACHES SOUTH OF POINT CONCEPTION STARTING TODAY...INCLUDING THE
VENTURA COUNTY BEACHES AND THE SOUTHERN LOS ANGELES COUNTY BEACHES
FROM SANTA MONICA TO TORRANCE BEACH.
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST
SUNDAY...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST SUNDAY
NIGHT...
* SURF AND TIMING...THE PEAK OF THE EVENT WILL OCCUR TODAY WITH 15
TO 20 FOOT BREAKERS. LOCALLY HIGHER SETS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON
EXPOSED WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. SURF SHOULD GRADUALLY
SUBSIDE ON SUNDAY...BUT IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE 10 FEET
THROUGH AT LEAST LATE SUNDAY EVENING. THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY MAY
NEED TO BE EXTENDED INTO MONDAY.
* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED THIS
WEEKEND...ESPECIALLY A FEW HOURS ON EITHER SIDE OF HIGH TIDE. A
HIGH TIDE OF 6.2 FEET WILL OCCUR AT PORT SAN LUIS AT 752 AM THIS
MORNING...THEN 6.4 FEET AT 831 AM ON SUNDAY.
* LOCATION...THE HIGHEST SURF WILL BE ON EXPOSED WEST TO NORTHWEST
FACING BEACHES...HOWEVER LARGE SURF IS EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE
CENTRAL COAST AREA. COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE MOST LIKELY ON LOW-
LYING AREAS NEAR THE WATER DURING THE MORNING HIGH TIDES. STRONG
RIP CURRENTS AND LONG SHORE CURRENTS WILL AFFECT ALL CENTRAL
COAST BEACHES.
* IMPACTS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT BEACH
EROSION...DAMAGE TO SURF ZONE STRUCTURES SUCH AS PIERS...MINOR
COASTAL FLOODING WITH INUNDATION OF LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE
BEACH...FREQUENT AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG-SHORE
CURRENTS...AND SNEAKER WAVES.

Information:
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.
REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.
A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT THE VERY LARGE SURF AND
HIGH TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS
ALONG THE SHORE.