Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
458 AM PDT FRI OCT 20 2017

...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH SUNDAY...

CAZ043-552-202100-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0018.000000T0000Z-171023T0200Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
458 AM PDT FRI OCT 20 2017

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

* WAVES AND SURF...3 TO 6 FT TODAY AND SATURDAY.

* TIMING...BUILDING NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BRING A MORE ELEVATED
  SURF TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...INCREASED RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING FROM ELEVATED SURF
  AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND
  SURFERS OUT TO SEA. LARGE BREAKING WAVES CAN WASH PEOPLE OFF
  JETTIES AND ROCKS...AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEAR SHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND
FLOAT. DON`T SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

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