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

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
124 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES THIS
WEEKEND...

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL MOVING INTO THE COASTAL
WATERS WILL GENERATE ELEVATED SURF OF 3 TO 5 FEET WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER SETS ON SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES FRIDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY. ELEVATED SURF AND THE LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL RESULT IN
STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS AS WELL. SWELL AND SURF WILL
BEGIN TO LOWER BY EARLY MONDAY.

CAZ042-043-020800-
/O.NEW.KSGX.BH.S.0022.141003T1200Z-141006T0900Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
124 PM PDT WED OCT 1 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WAVES AND SURF...3 TO 5 FEET WITH SETS TO 6 FEET...HIGHEST ON
  SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES OF ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTIES.

* TIMING...EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS
  WILL PRODUCE 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.

&&

$$

SS

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU.
PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING LINK TO GIVE US FEEDBACK
ON THE NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT:

HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS




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