Looks like this storm has triggered all the warning bells at the National Weather Service, with the issuing of a winter storm warning, high wind warning, high surf advisory, high rip current risk and a marine weather statement. Be Careful!
High surf advisory: Coastal hazard message National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard ca 418 am pdt Sun Mar 20 2011 …high surf advisory in effect through Monday… …minor tidal overflows possible at area beaches through Monday… .surf and swell will increase across the coastal waters through this evening as a strong storm system moves into the west coast. Swell energy will produce high surf of 10 to 13 feet across the central coast…and 6 to 8 feet at beaches from point conception south to Los Angeles/Orange County line. In addition… Wind driven southerly waves may cause problems in harbors with a southerly exposure.