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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
307 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

.A MIXED LONG PERIOD SWELL FROM THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE AND WEST-
NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS
THROUGH TONIGHT. BEACHGOERS SHOULD EXPECTED ELEVATED SURF AND
STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY
BE MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER THAN USUAL...AND THERE WILL BE LOCAL
LONG-SHORE CURRENTS AS WELL. THERE WILL BE LONG LULLS BETWEEN THE
LARGER WAVES AND BEACH GOERS SHOULD AVOID WALKING ON ROCKS OR
JETTIES NEAR THE WATERS EDGE AND NEVER TURN YOUR BACK ON THE
OCEAN.

CAZ039>041-087-549-550-290615-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0006.000000T0000Z-150329T2300Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-SANTA CRUZ AND ANACAPA ISLANDS-
307 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

* HAZARDS AND TIMING...SURF WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH
  SUNDAY. FREQUENT STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRONG LONG-SHORE
  CURRENTS ARE LIKELY THIS WEEKEND.

* TIDES...THE LOWER HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR EACH EVENING
  WITH THE HIGHER HIGH TIDE OCCURRING EACH EARLY MORNING THROUGH
  SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED SURF WILL BRING STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND
  LONG-SHORE CURRENTS TO AREA BEACHES...ALONG WITH A RISK OF
  SNEAKER WAVES. LONG PERIOD SWELL ALSO CAUSES MORE POWERFUL
  SURF AND A POTENTIAL FOR MINOR BEACH EROSION DURING TIMES OF
  HIGH TIDE.

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 SAT MAR 28 2015

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-291300-
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 SAT MAR 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE WILL BE ELEVATED SURF ON SOUTH FACING BEACHES TODAY AND
TONIGHT. THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON ALL BEACHES
TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PATCHY DENSE FOG WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR
LESS ON THE CENTRAL COAST...IN THE SANTA YNEZ VALLEY...AND ACROSS
COASTAL SECTIONS OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY THROUGH MID MORNING.


* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE WILL BE ELEVATED SURF ON SOUTH FACING BEACHES SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY. THERE WILL BE A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON ALL BEACHES
SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OUTER WATERS MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

* MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT...SEE FZUS76 KLOX - MWSLOX FOR DETAILS *

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

DB





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