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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

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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 THU MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE WILL BE AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN THE SURF ZONE
TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THERE WILL BE AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IN THE SURF ZONE
THROUGH SUNDAY.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

RORKE






Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
813 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS ALONG SOUTH FACING
BEACHES OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
INTO THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH FRIDAY. THIS WILL BRING RISING
SURF AND AN INCREASING RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND SNEAKER
WAVES TO AREA BEACHES THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE LARGEST SURF IS
EXPECTED ALONG SOUTHERLY FACING BEACHES LATE FRIDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY...AND ELEVATED SURF MAY PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY. RIP
CURRENTS WILL LIKELY BE MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER THAN
USUAL...AND THERE WILL BE STRONG LONG-SHORE CURRENTS AS WELL.
SNEAKER WAVES ARE MOST LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENT AS THE LONGER
PERIOD SWELLS ARRIVE. BEACH GOERS MAY SEE LULLS IN WAVE ACTIVITY
BROKEN BY MUCH LARGER WAVES THAT APPEAR SUDDENLY. AVOID WALKING ON
ROCKS OR JETTIES NEAR THE WATERS EDGE AND NEVER TURN YOUR BACK ON
THE OCEAN.

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/O.EXT.KLOX.BH.S.0006.150327T0313Z-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-
813 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

* HAZARDS AND TIMING...SURF WILL BUILD TO 3 TO 6 FEET THROUGH
  FRIDAY ON SOUTH FACING BEACHES AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
  FREQUENT STRONG RIP CURRENTS...STRONG LONG-SHORE CURRENTS AND
  SNEAKER WAVES WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THIS TIME. THE ELEVATED
  SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS MAY PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY.

* TIDES...THE NEXT HIGH TIDE ABOUT 4 FEET IS EXPECTED AROUND 4 AM
  PDT FRIDAY...FOLLOWED BY A LOW TIDE AROUND A HALF FOOT AROUND
  NOON PDT.

* 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.

&&

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