Weather Alerts for Paso Robles

Issued by the National Weather Service

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 9:56 pm Updated: Sat 10:05 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun 9:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH SURF CONDITIONS FOR THE CENTRAL COAST THROUGH SUNDAY...
...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS FOR LOS ANGELES AND
VENTURA BEACHES SUNDAY...
.A BUILDING WESTERLY SWELL WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS
TONIGHT...AND PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS WESTERLY SWELL
WILL BRING HIGH SURF CONDITIONS TO THE CENTRAL COAST TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY...AND ELEVATED SURF CONDITIONS TO THE WEST FACING BEACHES
OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES ON SUNDAY. ALONG WITH THE
HIGH SURF...DANGEROUS RIP AND LONG-SHORE CURRENTS POTENTIAL WILL
INCREASE.
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY...
* SURF...SURF 8 TO 10 FEET WITH MAX SETS TO 12 FEET...LARGEST ON
WEST AND NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES.
* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...THEN SURF WILL SUBSIDE.
* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING AND SURF CONDITIONS AND A HIGH
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. SNEAKER WAVES...WHICH ARE MUCH LARGER
WAVES THAT CAN SUDDENLY INUNDATE JETTIES...ROCKS...AND BEACHES
NEAR THE WATERS EDGE...CAN PRESENT A LIFE-THREATENING HAZARD.

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.