Ventura County Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:15 PM PST Dec. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect from 4 am Monday to 10 PM
PST Tuesday...

* surf... 8 to 12 foot surf can be expected across west facing
beaches, peaking on Monday and Monday night. Local sets to 15
feet will be possible near Ventura Harbor.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning.
Strong 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.
Breaking waves will be possible across Ventura Harbor on
Monday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.





High Surf Advisory
Issued: 2:15 PM PST Dec. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect from 4 am Monday to 10 PM
PST Tuesday...

* surf... 8 to 12 foot surf can be expected across west facing
beaches, peaking on Monday and Monday night. Local sets to 15
feet will be possible near Ventura Harbor.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning.
Strong 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.
Breaking waves will be possible across Ventura Harbor on
Monday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.