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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
300 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

CAZ041-087-230600-
/O.EXT.KLOX.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170324T0100Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
300 PM PDT WED MAR 22 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

* HAZARDS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND SNEAKER WAVES ARE EXPECTED
  ON WEST FACING BEACHES DUE TO ELEVATED AND STRONG SURF OF 3 TO 6
  FEET. THE HIGHEST SURF IS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK FOR 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 SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

&&

$$



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