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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
318 AM PDT FRI JUN 23 2017

CAZ040-041-087-231830-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0012.000000T0000Z-170625T0500Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
318 AM PDT FRI JUN 23 2017

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

* HAZARDS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND BREAKING WAVES ARE
  EXPECTED THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY DUE TO ELEVATED SURF OF 3 TO
  6 FEET.

* TIDES...ABNORMALLY LARGE HIGH TIDES BETWEEN 6.5 AND 7.5 FEET
  WILL OCCUR EACH EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY BETWEEN 630 PM AND
  930 PM.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK FOR OCEAN DROWNING
  ESPECIALLY WITH MORE PEOPLE SEEKING RELIEF FROM THE HOT INLAND
  TEMPERATURES. RIP CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT
  TO SEA. LARGE BREAKING WAVES CAN WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES AND
  ROCKS AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEAR SHORE. ABNORMAL POOLING OF
  SEA WATER IS POSSIBLE AROUND HIGH TIDE AT BEACHES AND HARBORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD. 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.

&&

$$

KAPLAN



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