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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
557 AM PDT MON MAY 25 2015

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG SHORE CURRENTS EXPECTED ALONG
SOUTH FACING BEACHES THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A SOUTHERLY SWELL WITH A LONG PERIOD WILL BRING MODERATE SURF TO
SOUTH FACING BEACHES OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THROUGH
AT LEAST THIS EVENING. IN ADDITION...THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF
RIP DANGEROUS CURRENTS TODAY.

CAZ040-041-087-252100-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0010.000000T0000Z-150526T0300Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
557 AM PDT MON MAY 25 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF...SURF 2 TO 4 FT WITH LOCAL SETS TO 5 FEET
  ACROSS FAVORED SOUTH FACING BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THE DAY TODAY. SURF AND THE LONG PERIOD SWELLS
  WILL START TO SUBSIDE THIS EVENING.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS DUE TO
  FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS. PEOPLE IN THE
  SURF ZONE MAY BE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET AND PULLED OUT TO SEA.
  IF YOU DO GO INTO THE WATERS...SWIM AT GUARDED BEACHES AND
  HEED THE ADVICE OF THE BEACH PATROL. IF CAUGHT IN THE SEAWARD
  PULL OF A RIP CURRENT DO NOT ATTEMPT TO MOVE DIRECTLY TOWARD
  SHORE. INSTEAD...MOVE SIDEWAYS ACROSS THE RIP CURRENT UNTIL
  THE PULL EASES.

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. STAY NEAR OCCUPIED LIFEGUARD
TOWERS AND NEVER SWIM ALONE. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM
PARALLEL TO THE SHORE.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PDT MON MAY 25 2015

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-261300-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA ISLAND-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
600 AM PDT MON MAY 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY

THERE WILL BE HIGHER THAN NORMAL SURF ON SOUTH FACING BEACHES
TODAY...ALONG WITH A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

* COASTAL FLOOD STATEMENT...SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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