Beach Hazards Statement issued December 24 at 10:53AM PST until December 26 at 9:00AM PST by NWS

…INCREASED RISK OF SNEAKER WAVES, RIP CURRENTS, AND LARGE SHORE BREAK EARLY WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING… .A long period northwest swell will impact the coastline from Sonoma southward through Big Sur beginning late tonight. Forerunners will arrive this evening, but the greatest risk of sneaker waves impacting the coast will exist from late tonight