Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
211 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

CAZ040-041-170830-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0002.000000T0000Z-170118T0600Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
211 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...SURF OF 3 TO 6 FEET WILL IMPACT EXPOSED WEST FACING
  BEACHES TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. THERE WILL BE LOCAL SETS
  TO 7 FEET ACROSS VENTURA COUNTY BEACHES. SURF WILL SUBSIDE SOME
  BY TUESDAY NIGHT BUT WILL INCREASE AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY AS ANOTHER
  LARGE LONG PERIOD SWELL MOVES INTO THE REGION.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SNEAKER WAVES ARE
  EXPECTED DUE TO THE ELEVATED SURF. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY
  WASH PEOPLE OFF THEIR FEET IN THE SURF ZONE OR FROM ROCKS AND
  JETTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS TO BEACH AND
SURF ZONE SAFETY ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. CAUTION SHOULD BE
USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER. SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT
IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT...
SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED... FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF
THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE... FACE THE SHORE AND CALL
OR WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

$$
/KJ



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