The high tides are expected Tuesday through Thursday, rising from 6.8 feet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning highest point at 6.9 feet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, then falling to 6.7 feet at 10:40 a.m. Thursday, according to a statement’s on the National Weather Service said today.
There will be a risk of coastal flooding during this time as elevated water levels result from the combination of building surf and unusually high tides,” the statement said. It said locations prone to coastal flooding include Long Beach.
NWS ALERT: A LONG PERIOD NORTHWEST TO WESTERLY SWELL WILL BRING HIGH SURF
TO THE CENTRAL COAST BEACHES WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THE LARGE
SURF WILL RESULT IN MINOR BEACH EROSION AND FREQUENT STRONG RIP
CURRENTS. WITH UNUSUALLY HIGH TIDES COINCIDING…THERE WILL ALSO
BE A RISK OF MINOR COASTAL FLOODING DURING THIS TIME.
SOUTH OF POINT CONCEPTION…HIGH TIDES AND ELEVATED SURF WILL
BRING A RISK OF MINOR COASTAL FLOODING TO AREA BEACHES EARLY
TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE HIGHEST RISK WILL OCCUR
AROUND THE MORNING HIGH TIDES…BETWEEN 9 AM AND NOON TODAY
THROUGH FRIDAY…AND ON LOW-LYING AREAS NEAR THE BEACH.