Orange County Coastal Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Surf Advisory
Issued: 9:51 PM PST Jan. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am PST Thursday...

* what... a large, long-period west swell will create the highest
surf of the winter season so far.

* Timing... peaking tonight through Tuesday night, and slowly
fading Wednesday into Thursday.

* Peak surf... 5-9 ft with sets 10-13 ft. Highest sets in
southern San Diego County.

* Tides... tuesday: 5.80 ft at 8:10 am.
          Wednesday: 5.75 ft at 8:40 am.
          Thursday: 5.60 ft at 9:10 am.

* Impacts... large breaking waves, very strong rip currents,
waves overtopping jetties and coastal rock formations and
sneaker waves. Minor coastal flooding and beach erosion during
high tides.

* Outlook... the surf will fade Thursday, but additional high
surf is possible late Friday and Saturday from new swell as a
storm arrives.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing rip currents, beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.




High Surf Advisory
Issued: 9:51 PM PST Jan. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 6 am PST Thursday...

* what... a large, long-period west swell will create the highest
surf of the winter season so far.

* Timing... peaking tonight through Tuesday night, and slowly
fading Wednesday into Thursday.

* Peak surf... 5-9 ft with sets 10-13 ft. Highest sets in
southern San Diego County.

* Tides... tuesday: 5.80 ft at 8:10 am.
          Wednesday: 5.75 ft at 8:40 am.
          Thursday: 5.60 ft at 9:10 am.

* Impacts... large breaking waves, very strong rip currents,
waves overtopping jetties and coastal rock formations and
sneaker waves. Minor coastal flooding and beach erosion during
high tides.

* Outlook... the surf will fade Thursday, but additional high
surf is possible late Friday and Saturday from new swell as a
storm arrives.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing rip currents, beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.