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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
109 PM PDT WED JUL 26 2017

...HURRICANE HILLARY TO SEND LARGE WAVES TO THE SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA COAST THIS WEEKEND THROUGH TUESDAY...

.HURRICANE HILLARY OVER THE TROPICAL EASTERN PACIFIC IS FORECAST
TO CONTINUE ON A WEST NORTHWEST TRACK. SWELLS FROM THIS HURRICANE
IS FORECAST TO ARRIVE INTO THE LOCAL WATERS ON FRIDAY AND
CONTINUE OVER THE WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. HIGH SURF IS
LIKELY ALONG THE COAST, ESPECIALLY ALONG THE SOUTH FACING BEACHES.
THE SURF HEIGHT WILL DEPEND ON THE STRENGTH AND TRACK OF HILLARY,
WHICH IS RATHER UNCERTAIN.

CAZ043-552-270500-
/O.EXT.KSGX.BH.S.0014.170728T1700Z-170801T0800Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
109 PM PDT WED JUL 26 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* WAVES AND SURF...A SOUTH SWELL OF AROUND 5 FEET IS CURRENTLY
  FORECAST. THIS WOULD PRODUCE BREAKING WAVES ALONG SOUTH FACING
  BEACHES OF 5 TO 7 FEET WITH SETS TO 10 FEET.

* TIMING...SURF FORECAST TO BUILD FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY,
  PEAKING SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY, THEN GRADUALLY LOWERING ON
  TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...LARGE BREAKING WAVES POSSIBLY OVERTOPPING JETTIES,
  STRONG RIP CURRENTS, MINOR COASTAL FLOODING, AND POSSIBLE
  SNEAKER WAVES.

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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