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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
122 PM PDT MON MAY 25 2015

...STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS TODAY...

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL BRING STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE
CURRENTS TO THE BEACHES OF ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTIES THROUGH
THIS EVENING. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE ON TUESDAY AS THE SWELL
LOWERS.

CAZ043-552-260300-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0008.000000T0000Z-150526T0300Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
122 PM PDT MON MAY 25 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* SURF...3 TO 4 FEET WITH SETS TO 5 FEET ALONG SOUTHWEST FACING
  BEACHES IN ORANGE COUNTY AND NORTH OF ENCINITAS IN SAN DIEGO
  COUNTY. 2 TO 3 FOOT SURF ELSEWHERE.

* TIMING...PEAKING THIS AFTERNOON AND BEGINNING TO SUBSIDE THIS
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. PEOPLE IN THE SURF ZONE MAY BE
  SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET AND INJURED OR PULLED OUT TO SEA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR RIP CURRENTS MEANS THAT CONDITIONS
ARE PRESENT TO SUPPORT A HEIGHTENED RISK OF 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 ALWAYS
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

HARRISON

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