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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
912 PM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

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

.A WEAK UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE AREA
OVERNIGHT ALONG WITH INCREASING HUMIDITY WILL INCREASE THE
CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO BEACH/WATER
LIGHTING. A LONG PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE
CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR LARGE AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND
ELEVATED SURF THROUGH THURSDAY.

CAZ043-552-301615-
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SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
912 PM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

* LIGHTNING...DANGEROUS CLOUD TO BEACH/WATER LIGHTNING IS POSSIBLE
  TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WAVES AND SURF...ORANGE COUNTY BEACHES...2 TO 4 FEET WITH LOCAL
  SETS TO 5 FEET. SAN DIEGO COUNTY BEACHES...3 TO 4 FEET WITH
  LOCAL SETS TO 5 FEET.

* LOCATIONS...BEACHES OF ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND ELEVATED SURF WILL RESULT IN
  VERY DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. SWIMMERS IN SHALLOW WATER
  MAY UNEXPECTEDLY GET PULLED OUT BY THE RIP CURRENTS OR THE
  LARGER BREAKING WAVES. DANGEROUS CLOUD TO BEACH AND WATER
  LIGHTNING.

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.

&&

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PIERCE

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