High Surf For San Diego Could Cause Beach Erosion
Waves Could Reach Bottom of OB Pier
Friday, January 21, 2011
The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a high surf advisory from 2 a.m. Saturday to 2 p.m. Tuesday in San Diego.
Frequent 6-10 foot breakers are possible between La Jolla and Point Loma in San Diego with some higher sets.
The highest tides are expected during the late morning hours with minus tides in the late afternoon and early evening hours.
The National Weather Service says minor beach erosion during the late morning high tides is possible with higher waves hitting the bottom of the Ocean Beach pier and washing over jetties.
Breaking waves across the entrance to Mission Bay during the late afternoon and early evening low tides are also possible.
A high surf advisory means conditions affecting beaches in the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.