2014 Changes to the Superintendent's Compendium
Point Reyes National Seashore will be including an unmanned aircraft closure to the Superintendent's Compendium. The NPS invites the public to submit written suggestions, comments, and concerns about this change. Comment deadline is August 19. More »
Hazardous Surf Conditions for Point Reyes National Seashore for January 12, 2014
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135
The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazards statement for large northwest swells that will approach the coast on Saturday evening. Swells are expected to build late tonight into Sunday which will translate into larger than normal surf, possible sneaker waves, and rip currents along Point Reyes National Seashore beaches.
People venturing near the ocean for the weekend should be alert for large waves capable of producing sneaker waves or rip currents which can sweep a person out to sea, especially at Point Reyes Beach North and South.
For additional information, visit our website at: http://www.nps.gov/pore/planyourvisit/beaches.htm#beachsafety
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