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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
838 PM PDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH MONDAY...

.A LONG-PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL BRING STRONG RIP AND
LONGSHORE CURRENTS TO THE ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTY BEACHES
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING...ALONG WITH SOME LOCAL 5 FOOT SETS.
THIS WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS OVER THE LABOR
DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

CAZ042-043-311300-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0019.000000T0000Z-140902T0300Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
838 PM PDT SAT AUG 30 2014

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

* WAVES AND SURF...2 TO 4 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 5 FEET.

* RIP CURRENTS...STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS ALONG ORANGE
  AND SAN DIEGO COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS...AND POSSIBLY
  SOME LOCALIZED ELEVATED SURF...WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS
  SWIMMING CONDITIONS DURING THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR RIP CURRENTS MEANS THAT CONDITIONS
ARE PRESENT TO SUPPORT A HEIGHTENED RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS.
RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER IN THE
VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS. SWIMMERS CAUGHT IN A
RIP CURRENT SHOULD SWIM PARALLEL TO THE COAST TO ESCAPE THE RIP
CURRENT BEFORE TRYING TO SWIM FOR SHORE. SWIMMERS SHOULD ALWAYS
TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER AND ALSO SWIM NEAR
A LIFEGUARD.

&&

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