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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
000
WHUS46 KSGX 082021
CFWSGX

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
121 PM PDT TUE JUL 8 2014

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND ELEVATED SURF THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A 3 TO 4 FOOT LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS TO ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO
COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING. HIGHEST SURF AND
STRONGEST RIP CURRENTS WILL BE ALONG SOUTH FACING BEACHES OF
ORANGE COUNTY AND NORTHERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY. STRONG LONGSHORE
CURRENTS WILL ALSO CONTINUE IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY. THE SOUTHERLY
SWELL AND SURF WILL DECREASE LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

CAZ042-043-090600-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0009.000000T0000Z-140709T0600Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
121 PM PDT TUE JUL 8 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* SURF...IN ORANGE COUNTY AND FAR NORTHERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY... 3
  TO 6 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 7 FEET. HIGHEST SURF ON SOUTH
  FACING BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH 11 PM THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED SURF...STRONG RIP CURRENTS...AND STRONG
  LONGSHORE CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR INEXPERIENCED SWIMMERS. DUE TO THE
  LONG PERIOD OF THE SWELL...THERE WILL BE LULLS IN BETWEEN SETS
  WHICH MAY CATCH SWIMMERS OFF GUARD.

* OUTLOOK...THE LONG-PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH
  LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR RIP CURRENTS MEANS THERE WILL BE
STRONG RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE FREQUENT AND
STRONGER IN THE VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS.
SWIMMERS CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT SHOULD SWIM PARALLEL TO THE
COAST TO ESCAPE THE RIP CURRENT BEFORE TRYING TO SWIM FOR SHORE.
SWIMMERS SHOULD TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER AND
ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$







USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.