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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
132 AM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

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

A LONG PERIOD SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL FROM 200 DEGREES WILL GENERATE
ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THURSDAY. SURF OF 4
TO 6 FEET WAS REPORTED AT ORANGE COUNTY BEACHES TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

CAZ043-552-182100-
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SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
132 AM PDT WED OCT 18 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...3 TO 6 FT WITH SETS TO 7 FT ALONG SOUTHWEST
  FACING BEACHES FROM SOLANA BEACH NORTH THROUGH ORANGE COUNTY.

* TIMING...CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY. SURF IS A LITTLE LOWER ON
  THURSDAY BUT 6 FOOT SETS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. 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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