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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
753 PM PDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...Gusty northwest to north winds across portions of southwestern
California through at least Friday morning...

.Weak frontal systems passing to the north of the region will
continue to generate gusty northwest to north winds across
portions of Southwestern California through at least Friday.
Gusty north winds may continue for some areas through Friday
night with moderate offshore winds possible Saturday

CAZ041-271100-
/O.CON.KLOX.WI.Y.0039.000000T0000Z-170427T1600Z/
Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles-
Including the cities of Malibu, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills,
Hollywood, and Long Beach
753 PM PDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS AND TIMING...Areas of northwest to north winds
  increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph later this
  afternoon and persist through early Thursday morning. Isolated
  gusts to 45 mph will be possible this evening. Strongest winds
  should occur below passes and canyons from Malibu to the
  Hollywood Hills.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will make driving difficult, especially
  for drivers of high profile vehicles. Major roads that will be
  affected include the 405 in West Los Angeles, and Highway 1
  from Malibu to Santa Monica.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

When driving, use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.

&&

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
125 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

CAZ041-270430-
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0009.000000T0000Z-170429T0300Z/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
125 PM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

* HAZARDS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND BREAKING WAVES ARE
  EXPECTED DUE TO ELEVATED SURF OF 3 TO 6 FEET. LOCAL SETS TO 7
  FEET ARE POSSIBLE. HIGHEST SURF IS EXPECTED EACH AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING ON WEST-FACING BEACHES.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. RIP
  CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. WAVES CAN
  WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES AND ROCKS...AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS
  NEARSHORE.

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.

&&

$$

SWEET




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