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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
831 AM PDT THU JUL 20 2017

CAZ040-041-087-202345-
/O.NEW.KLOX.BH.S.0015.170721T2200Z-170724T0700Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
831 AM PDT THU JUL 20 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW AND STRONG RIP
CURRENT ACTIVITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW AND BEACH EROSION ARE POSSIBLE
  DUE TO A LARGE HIGH TIDE AROUND 7 FEET EACH EVENING THROUGH
  SUNDAY EVENING. RIP CURRENT ACTIVITY MAY INCREASE FOR SEVERAL
  HOURS BEFORE AND AFTER THE TIME OF THE HIGH TIDE.

* TIDES...HIGH TIDES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 700 PM AND 745 PM PDT
  FRIDAY EVENING AND BETWEEN 745 PM AND 830 PM PDT SATURDAY
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...POOLING OF SEA WATER MAY OCCUR ON BEACH AND HARBOR
  AREAS THAT IS UNCOMMON WITH NORMAL TIDE RANGES. SOME BEACH
  PARKING LOTS AND HARBOR WALKWAYS MAY SEE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS TO BEACH AND SURF
ZONE SAFETY ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN
IN OR NEAR THE WATER. NEVER TURN YOUR BACK TO THE OCEAN AND
REMEMBER TO STAY OFF JETTIES. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX
AND FLOAT. DON`T SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE
SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

$$

HALL




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