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
948 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FOR THE LOS ANGELES AND
VENTURA COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH 6 PM SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

.A LONG PERIOD WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
ELEVATED SURF ACROSS WEST FACING BEACHES OF LOS ANGELES AND
VENTURA COUNTIES INCLUDING CATALINA ISLAND THROUGH THE REMAINDER
OF THIS WEEKEND. EXPECT SURF TO DECREASE TO 4 TO 6 FT OVERNIGHT
INTO SUNDAY. THERE WILL CONTINUE TO BE A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS
RIP CURRENTS AT AFFECTED BEACHES THROUGH SUNDAY AS WELL...AND
LIKELY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A LONG PERIOD SWELL CONTINUES
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS.

CAZ034-035-250700-
/O.EXP.KLOX.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150125T0600Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
948 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

SURF HAS SUBSIDED TO LESS THAN 10 FEET THIS EVENING. AS A
RESULT...THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 10
PM PST.

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/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0003.000000T0000Z-150126T0200Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA ISLAND-
948 PM PST SAT JAN 24 2015

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

* HAZARDS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND ELEVATED SURF OF 3 TO 5
  FEET WITH LOCALLY HIGHER SETS BETWEEN 5 TO 7 FEET BETWEEN
  SILVERSTRAND BEACH AND THE VENTURA HARBOR.

* TIMING...THROUGH 6 PM SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...SURF HEIGHTS WILL VARY AT DIFFERENT BEACHES AS WELL
  AS AT THE SAME BEACH AND THE LARGEST SURF IS EXPECTED IN THE
  VICINITY OF VENTURA HARBOR IN VENTURA COUNTY...AND IN THE
  SOUTH SANTA MONICA BAY IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS. LARGER WAVES WILL WASH OVER JETTIES AND OVER
  PREVIOUSLY DRY SHORES WITHOUT WARNING.

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.

&&

$$

SIRARD




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