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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
959 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

.A MIXED LONG PERIOD SWELL FROM THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE AND
BUILDING WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE
COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. BEACHGOERS SHOULD EXPECT
ELEVATED SURF AND FREQUENT STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LOCAL LONG-
SHORE CURRENTS AS WELL. THERE WILL BE LONG LULLS BETWEEN THE
LARGER WAVES. BEACHGOERS SHOULD AVOID WALKING ON ROCKS OR JETTIES
NEAR THE WATERS EDGE AND NEVER TURN THEIR BACK ON THE OCEAN.

CAZ039>041-087-549-550-301600-
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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-SANTA CRUZ AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
959 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

* HAZARDS AND TIMING...SURF WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
  OCCASIONAL SETS TO 6 FEET. FREQUENT STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND
  STRONG LONG-SHORE CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.

* TIDES...THE LOWER HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN THE
  EVENING WITH THE HIGHER HIGH TIDE OCCURRING IN THE EARLY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED SURF WILL BRING STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG-SHORE
  CURRENTS TO AREA BEACHES ALONG WITH A RISK OF SNEAKER WAVES.
  LONG PERIOD SWELL ALSO CAUSES MORE POWERFUL SURF AND A POTENTIAL
  FOR MINOR BEACH EROSION DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

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. STAY NEAR OCCUPIED LIFEGUARD
TOWERS AND NEVER SWIM ALONE. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT... SWIM
PARALLEL TO THE SHORE.

&&

$$

CAZ034-035-301600-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0006.000000T0000Z-150331T0600Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
959 PM PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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

* HAZARDS AND TIMING...MIXED NORTHWEST AND SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL
  PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SURF WILL RANGE FROM 6 TO 8
  FEET ALONG EXPOSED WEST FACING SHORES THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY
  MORNING. THERE IS A CHANCE THAT THE SURF COULD BUILD TO 9 TO
  12 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 14 FEET THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON
  AND A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED. FREQUENT STRONG RIP
  CURRENTS AND STRONG LONG-SHORE CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.

* TIDES...THE LOWER HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN THE
  EVENING WITH THE HIGHER HIGH TIDE OCCURRING IN THE EARLY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED SURF WILL BRING STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND
  LONG- SHORE CURRENTS. LONG PERIOD SWELL ALSO CAUSES MORE
  POWERFUL SURF AND A POTENTIAL FOR MINOR BEACH EROSION DURING
  TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

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. STAY NEAR OCCUPIED LIFEGUARD
TOWERS AND NEVER SWIM ALONE. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO THE SHORE.

&&

$$

KJ/DB






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