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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
150 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SOUTH SWELL TO CREATE STRONG RIP CURRENTS THIS WEEKEND...

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. SOUTH
FACING BEACHES WILL GET THE HIGHEST SURF...BUT ALL BEACHES WILL
GET STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. THE LONG PERIOD WILL SHORTEN ON SUNDAY AND CURRENTS WILL
REDUCE DURING THE DAY.

CAZ043-552-280930-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-150329T2300Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
150 PM PDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

* WAVES AND SURF...3 TO 5 FEET. OCCASIONAL SETS TO 6 FEET.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS PRODUCING HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
  SWIMMERS...PARTICULARLY TODAY AND SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE CAUTION WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER AND ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

NEVER TURN YOUR BACK TO THE OCEAN.

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS STRONG
RIP CURRENTS...ELEVATED SURF HEIGHTS...MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW...OR
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE AT LOCAL BEACHES. OBEY POSTED WARNING
SIGNS AND FLAGS AND TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE SWIMMING.

&&

$$

MM



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