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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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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 SUN MAY 1 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND THE
ANTELOPE VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$

RORKE




Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
803 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

.A COMBINATION OF MEDIUM PERIOD WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELL AND LONG
PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL BRING ELEVATED SURF TO AREA BEACHES
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...ALONG WITH STRONG RIP CURRENTS. NORTH OF
POINT CONCEPTION...ELEVATED 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.

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/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0017.000000T0000Z-160502T0400Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
803 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

* HAZARDS...SURF BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 7
  FEET EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THEN SUBSIDING SUNDAY EVENING. 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.

&&

$$



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