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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
114 AM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH MONDAY...

.A LONG-PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL AND SHORTER PERIOD SOUTH SWELL
WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS TO
THE ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING...ALONG WITH SOME LOCAL 5 FOOT SETS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS THROUGH LABOR DAY.

CAZ042-043-012015-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0019.000000T0000Z-140902T0300Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
114 AM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

* WAVES AND SURF...2 TO 4 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 5 FEET.

* RIP CURRENTS...STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS ALONG ORANGE
  AND SAN DIEGO COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE LABOR DAY
  HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR RIP CURRENTS MEANS THAT CONDITIONS
ARE PRESENT TO SUPPORT A HEIGHTENED RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS.
RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER IN THE
VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS. SWIMMERS CAUGHT IN A
RIP CURRENT SHOULD SWIM PARALLEL TO THE COAST TO ESCAPE THE RIP
CURRENT BEFORE TRYING TO SWIM FOR SHORE. SWIMMERS SHOULD ALWAYS
TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER AND ALSO SWIM NEAR
A LIFEGUARD.

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