Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS San Diego, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
635 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED
ALONG LOCAL BEACHES THIS WEEKEND...

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE SWELL WILL BRING BUILDING
SURF TO SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES THIS WEEKEND. IN
ADDITION...STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR. LONGSHORE
CURRENTS MAY DEVELOP ALONG THE WEST FACING BEACHES OF
SAN DIEGO COUNTY. CONDITIONS WILL SLOWLY IMPROVE BY SUNDAY NIGHT.

CAZ043-552-301300-
/O.NEW.KSGX.BH.S.0014.160430T1500Z-160502T0400Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
635 PM PDT FRI APR 29 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SWELL AND SURF...A 3 FOOT LONG PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELL
  FROM 193 DEGREES WILL GENERATE 4 TO 6 FOOT SURF ON
  SOUTH FACING BEACHES AND 3 TO 5 FOOT SURF ON SOUTHWEST
  FACING BEACHES.

* TIMING...SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY
  TO ACCOMPANY THE ELEVATED SURF. LONGSHORE CURRENTS
  MAY DEVELOP ALONG THE WEST FACING BEACHES OF SAN
  DIEGO COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS STRONG
RIP CURRENTS...ELEVATED SURF HEIGHTS...MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW...OR
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE AT LOCAL BEACHES. OBEY POSTED WARNING
SIGNS AND FLAGS AND TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE SWIMMING. USE
CAUTION WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER AND ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$
JT

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