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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
856 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND ELEVATED TO HIGH SURF THROUGH THIS
WEEKEND...

A SOUTH SWELL OF 4 TO 5 FEET WITH A 12 SECOND PERIOD WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS
SWELL WILL GENERATE ELEVATED SURF ALONG SAN DIEGO COUNTY
BEACHES...AND HIGH SURF ALONG ORANGE COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH THE
WEEKEND...WITH ISOLATED SETS OF 7 TO 8 FEET POSSIBLE ON SOUTHERLY
FACING BEACHES. STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY
THROUGH THE PERIOD. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY LATE SUNDAY.

CAZ042-230100-
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ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
856 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT SUNDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT WILL EXPIRE AT 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING...

* SURF...4 TO 7 FEET...WITH ISOLATED SETS TO 8 FEET ON SOUTHERLY
  FACING BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR INEXPERIENCED
  SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

&&

$$

CAZ043-230100-
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SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
856 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

* SURF...3 TO 5 FEET...WITH ISOLATED SETS TO 7 FEET ON SOUTHERLY
  FACING BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS... ESPECIALLY FOR INEXPERIENCED
  SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS STRONG
RIP CURRENTS...ELEVATED SURF HEIGHTS...MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW...OR
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE AT LOCAL BEACHES. OBEY POSTED WARNING
SIGNS AND FLAGS AND TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE SWIMMING. USE
CAUTION WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER AND ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

JT

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU.
PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING LINK TO GIVE US FEEDBACK
ON THE NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT:

HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS






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