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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1224 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS ON SUNDAY...

.A LARGE NORTHWEST SWELL WILL BRING ELEVATED SURF TO AREA BEACHES
ON SUNDAY. STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY...ESPECIALLY IN THE
AFTERNOON AS THE TIDE SUBSIDES.

CAZ042-043-261200-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0024.141026T1300Z-141027T0300Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
1224 PM PDT SAT OCT 25 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF...3 TO 6 FEET WITH LOCAL 8 FOOT SETS...MAINLY
  SOUTH OF LA JOLLA AND NEAR HUNTINGTON BEACH.

* TIMING...ALL DAY SUNDAY. LARGEST SETS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
  STRONGEST AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS IN THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
  FOR INEXPERIENCED SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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