Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
802 AM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

CAZ040-041-087-262100-
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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
802 AM PDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...SURF 2 TO 4 FT WITH LOCAL SETS TO 5 FEET
  ACROSS FAVORED SOUTH FACING BEACHES.

* TIMING...SURF AND THE LONG PERIOD SWELLS WILL SUBSIDE THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS DUE TO
  FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS. PEOPLE IN THE
  SURF ZONE MAY BE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET AND PULLED OUT TO SEA.
  IF YOU DO GO INTO THE WATERS...SWIM AT GUARDED BEACHES AND
  HEED THE ADVICE OF THE BEACH PATROL. IF CAUGHT IN THE SEAWARD
  PULL OF A RIP CURRENT DO NOT ATTEMPT TO MOVE DIRECTLY TOWARD
  SHORE. INSTEAD...MOVE SIDEWAYS ACROSS THE RIP CURRENT UNTIL
  THE PULL EASES.

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.

&&

$$

ASR/KJ



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