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Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KMTR
Issued 1/13/2018 7:41 PM US/Pacific.
Valid through 1/19/2018 4:00 PM US/Pacific.
whus46 kmtr 171623
northern monterey bay-southern monterey bay and big sur coast-
823 am pst wed jan 17 2018
...high surf warning remains in effect from 4 am thursday to 4 pm
* waves and surf...large westerly swell of 17 to 20 feet with a
period of 18 to 20 seconds thursday and friday.
* timing...forerunner waves arrive tonight with surf building
through the day on thursday, then continuing through friday.
* impacts...extreme wave run up is expected with these waves
with long lulls in between wave sets, which will increase the
risk of being washed into the sea by a wave. expect large and
a high surf warning indicates that dangerous...battering waves
will pound the shoreline. this will result in deadly rip
currents. remember, never turn your back to the ocean!