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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
133 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND ELEVATED SURF THROUGH THIS WEEKEND...

A FRESH SOUTH SWELL OF 4 TO 5 FEET WITH A 12 SECOND PERIOD WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS SWELL
WILL GENERATE ELEVATED SURF ALONG SAN DIEGO AND ORANGE COUNTY
BEACHES THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH ISOLATED SETS TO 7 FEET
POSSIBLE ON SOUTHERLY FACING BEACHES. STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY THROUGH THE PERIOD...AS WELL. CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE BY LATE SUNDAY.

CAZ042-043-220500-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0017.000000T0000Z-140825T0000Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
133 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

* SURF...3 TO 5 FEET...WITH ISOLATED SETS TO 7 FEET ON SOUTHERLY
  FACING BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS... ESPECIALLY FOR INEXPERIENCED
  SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS STRONG
RIP CURRENTS...ELEVATED SURF HEIGHTS...MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW...OR
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE AT LOCAL BEACHES. OBEY POSTED WARNING
SIGNS AND FLAGS AND TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE SWIMMING. USE
CAUTION WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER AND ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

JT

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