Beach Hazards Statement issued April 17 at 2:16AM PDT until April 17 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

…Increasing risk of sneaker waves and strong rip currents from Coastal Sonoma County to Coastal Monterey County today… .A long period west swell will impact the coastline this morning through late this evening. Energetic swell periods of 17 to 20 seconds will result in an increased risk of sneaker waves and rip currents along the Pacific coastline. The ocean may seem