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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1255 PM PDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH MONDAY...

.SOUTHERLY SWELLS FROM 200 DEGREES WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE JULY 4 HOLIDAY.
ALTHOUGH SURF HEIGHTS PEAK TODAY...SURF WILL STILL BE ELEVATED
THIS WEEKEND INTO MONDAY...RESULTING IN A CONTINUED RISK OF STRONG
RIP CURRENTS.

CAZ043-552-020400-
/O.EXT.KSGX.BH.S.0019.000000T0000Z-160705T0300Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
1255 PM PDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF...IN ORANGE COUNTY...SURF OF 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
  SETS TO 7 FEET...LOWERING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH SETS TO 6 FEET
  SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY. IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY...SURF OF 3 TO 5
  FEET WITH SETS TO 6 FEET...LOWERING TO 3 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY
  THROUGH MONDAY.

* TIMING...HIGHEST SURF TODAY...BUT ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP
  CURRENTS CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS WILL CREATE
  HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. RIP CURRENTS MAY PULL SWIMMERS
  OUT TO SEA.

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
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

HARRISON

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