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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
126 PM PDT THU JUL 27 2017

...HURRICANE HILARY TO BRING ELEVATED TO HIGH SURF CONDITIONS
THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK...

.HURRICANE HILARY OVER THE TROPICAL EASTERN PACIFIC IS FORECAST
TO CONTINUE ON A WEST-NORTHWEST TRACK. SWELLS FROM THIS HURRICANE
ARE FORECAST TO BUILD FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AND PEAK
LATE SATURDAY THROUGH LATE MONDAY. IN ADDITION...A SMALLER BUT
LONGER PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL ARRIVE SUNDAY AND PEAK EARLY NEXT
WEEK. THESE SWELLS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN ELEVATED TO HIGH SURF AT
LOCAL BEACHES...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE SOUTH FACING BEACHES OF
ORANGE COUNTY AND FAR NORTHERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY. STRONG RIP AND
LONGSHORE CURRENTS WILL ALSO BE A CONCERN. THE SURF HEIGHT WILL
DEPEND ON THE STRENGTH AND TRACK OF HILARY...WHICH IS STILL NOT
CERTAIN.

CAZ043-552-280500-
/O.EXT.KSGX.BH.S.0014.170729T1700Z-170802T0300Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
126 PM PDT THU JUL 27 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

* SURF HEIGHTS...5 TO 7 FEET WITH SETS TO 9 FEET.

* SWELLS...A MODERATE PERIOD SOUTH SWELL OF 5 FEET FROM 180 TO
  190 DEGREES ALONG WITH A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL OF 2 TO 3
  FEET FROM 180 DEGREES.

* LOCATIONS...HIGHEST SURF LIKELY ALONG ORANGE COUNTY BEACHES
  AND NORTH OF CARLSBAD IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY.

* TIMING...SURF FORECAST TO BUILD LATE FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY
  SATURDAY...PEAKING LATE SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...THEN
  GRADUALLY LOWERING ON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS DUE TO LARGE WAVES AND
  STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS. LARGE BREAKING WAVES
  POSSIBLY OVER-TOPPING JETTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP
CURRENTS AND OTHER HAZARDS ARE POSSIBLE. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED
WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER.

&&

$$

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HARRISON




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