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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1159 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS FOR SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA
BEACHES THIS WEEKEND...

.A COMBINATION OF MODERATE PERIOD WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELL AND
LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL BRING ELEVATED SURF TO AREA BEACHES
THROUGH THE WEEKEND...ALONG WITH STRONG RIP CURRENTS. NORTH OF
POINT CONCEPTION...SURF WILL AFFECT SOUTHWEST AND WEST TO
NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. SOUTH OF POINT CONCEPTION...THE LARGER
SURF WILL BE ON SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES.

CAZ040-041-087-010300-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0017.000000T0000Z-160502T0400Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
1159 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

* HAZARDS...SURF BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 6
  FEET TODAY AND 4 TO 6 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 7 FEET SUNDAY.
  THERE WILL ALSO BE STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF 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 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...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
958 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-011300-
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-
958 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY...THE MOUNTAINS OF VENTURA AND LOS
ANGELES COUNTIES...AND POSSIBLY THE ADJACENT VALLEY AREAS SOUTH OF
THE MOUNTAINS.

WEST AND SOUTH SWELL WILL PRODUCE ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP
CURRENTS FOR AREA BEACHES.

* BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT...SEE WHUS46 KLOX - CFWLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY
SUNDAY EVENING FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY AND THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS
ANGELES...VENTURA...AND SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES.

WEST AND SOUTH SWELL WILL PRODUCE ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG
RIP CURRENTS FOR AREA BEACHES THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

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