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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
140 PM PDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...STRENGTHENING RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS TODAY AND MONDAY...

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL BUILD TODAY AND PEAK ON MONDAY.
STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH THE PERIOD. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

CAZ043-552-250900-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0008.000000T0000Z-150526T0300Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
140 PM PDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

* SURF...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET ON SOUTH-FACING BEACHES...WITH
  SETS TO 6 FEET IN ORANGE COUNTY AND NORTH OF ENCINITAS IN SAN
  DIEGO COUNTY. LOWER SURF ALONG WEST-FACING BEACHES OF SAN DIEGO
  COUNTY.

* TIMING...SURF INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS
  EVENING...PEAKING MONDAY MORNING AND BEGINNING TO SUBSIDE
  MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND ELEVATED
  SURF WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. PEOPLE IN
  THE SURF ZONE MAY BE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET AND INJURED OR PULLED
  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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