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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
134 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGH SURF THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY FOR
SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA BEACHES...

...POTENTIAL FOR MUCH LARGER...DAMAGING SURF AND COASTAL FLOODING
LATE FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.A STRONG STORM CROSSING THE PACIFIC BASIN WILL BRING AN EXTENDED
PERIOD OF HIGH SURF TO AREA BEACHES THIS COMING THURSDAY THROUGH
NEXT MONDAY. THIS VERY LARGE...LONG PERIOD WESTERLY SWELL HAS THE
POTENTIAL TO BRING THE HIGHEST SURF SEEN IN RECENT YEARS TO THE
THE CENTRAL COAST. VERY LARGE SURF WILL CREATE DANGEROUS OCEAN
CONDITIONS...AND HAZARDS TO BEACH AREAS INCLUDING THE POTENTIAL
FOR SIGNIFICANT COASTAL EROSION AND COASTAL FLOODING. DAMAGE TO
BEACH STRUCTURES SUCH AS PIERS MAY BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY FOR
THE CENTRAL COAST. THE SURF IS EXPECTED TO PEAK LATE FRIDAY INTO
SATURDAY THEN WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE THROUGH MONDAY.

CAZ040-041-087-181800-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0003.170119T1500Z-170124T0600Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
134 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY
MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* HAZARDS...ANOTHER LARGE LONG PERIOD WEST SWELL WILL BRING HIGH
  SURF TO AREA BEACHES THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY...WITH A CHANCE
  OF MUCH LARGER...DAMAGING SURF LATE FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
  SURF OF 8 TO 13 FEET THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WILL POSSIBLY BUILD
  TO 15 FEET OR HIGHER LATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL
  BEGIN TO SUBSIDE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY...BUT IS EXPECTED TO
  REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...LARGE...POWERFUL AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING SURF WILL
  CREATE DANGEROUS OCEAN CONDITIONS. COASTAL EROSION AND COASTAL
  FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE. FREQUENT STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND
  LONG-SHORE CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED. MUCH LARGER WAVES MAY OCCUR
  WITHOUT WARNING...WHICH CAN WASH PEOPLE OFF THEIR FEET IN THE
  SURF ZONE OR OFF OF ROCKS AND JETTIES. WEST-FACING HARBOR
  ENTRANCES SUCH AS VENTURA HARBOR MAY SEE BREAKING WAVES ACROSS
  THE ENTRANCE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF OUTLOOK IS ISSUED WHEN HIGH SURF IS EXPECTED TO
AFFECT BEACHES IN THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND
THE POTENTIAL FOR BEACH EROSION.

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. SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT
IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A
DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT...
SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED... FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF
THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE... FACE THE SHORE AND CALL
OR WAVE FOR HELP.

&&

$$

KAPLAN




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