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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
539 AM PDT THU JUL 27 2017

...HURRICANE HILARY TO BRING ELEVATED SURF THIS WEEKEND THROUGH
EARLY NEXT WEEK...

.HURRICANE HILARY OVER THE TROPICAL EASTERN PACIFIC IS FORECAST
TO CONTINUE ON A WEST-NORTHWEST TRACK. SWELLS FROM THIS HURRICANE
ARE FORECAST TO BUILD FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AND PEAK
SUNDAY AND MONDAY. IN ADDITION...A SMALLER BUT LONGER PERIOD
SOUTH SWELL WILL ARRIVE LATE SATURDAY AND PEAK SUNDAY INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK. THESE SWELLS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN HIGH SURF AT LOCAL
BEACHES...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE SOUTH FACING BEACHES OF ORANGE
COUNTY AND FAR NORTHERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY. STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE
CURRENTS WILL ALSO BE A CONCERN. THE SURF HEIGHT WILL DEPEND ON
THE STRENGTH AND TRACK OF HILARY...WHICH IS STILL NOT CERTAIN.

CAZ043-552-272100-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0014.170728T1700Z-170801T0800Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
539 AM PDT THU JUL 27 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* SURF HEIGHTS...5 TO 7 FEET WITH SETS TO 9 FEET.

* SWELLS...A MODERATE PERIOD SOUTH SWELL OF 5 FEET FROM 180 TO
  190 DEGREES ALONG WITH A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL OF 2 TO 3
  FEET FROM 180 DEGREES.

* LOCATIONS...HIGHEST SURF LIKELY ALONG ORANGE COUNTY BEACHES AND
  NORTH OF CARLSBAD IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY.

* TIMING...SURF FORECAST TO BUILD LATE FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY
  SATURDAY...PEAKING LATE SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...THEN
  GRADUALLY LOWERING ON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS DUE TO LARGE WAVES AND
  STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS. LARGE BREAKING WAVES
  POSSIBLY OVER-TOPPING JETTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS AND OTHER HAZARDS ARE POSSIBLE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED
WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

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