Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
847 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

CAZ041-087-240000-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170324T0100Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
847 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SNEAKER WAVES ARE
  EXPECTED ON WEST FACING BEACHES DUE TO ELEVATED AND STRONG
  SURF OF 3 TO 6 FEET.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK FOR OCEAN DROWNING. RIP
  CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. SNEAKER
  WAVES CAN SUDDENLY WASH PEOPLE OFF OF BEACHES AND ROCK
  JETTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

&&

$$

CAZ040-240000-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170324T0100Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
847 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SNEAKER WAVES ARE
  EXPECTED ON WEST FACING BEACHES DUE TO ELEVATED AND STRONG
  SURF OF 3 TO 6 FEET.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK FOR OCEAN DROWNING. RIP
  CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. SNEAKER WAVES
  CAN SUDDENLY WASH PEOPLE OFF OF BEACHES AND ROCK JETTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

&&

$$

CAZ039-240000-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170324T0100Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-
847 AM PDT THU MAR 23 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SNEAKER WAVES ARE
  EXPECTED ON WEST FACING COASTAL AREAS DUE TO ELEVATED AND
  STRONG SURF OF 3 TO 5 FEET.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK FOR OCEAN DROWNING. RIP
  CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. SNEAKER
  WAVES CAN SUDDENLY WASH PEOPLE OFF OF BEACHES AND ROCK
  JETTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

&&

$$

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