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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
822 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SOUTH SWELL TO CREATE HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY...

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL IS MOVING INTO THE COASTAL WATERS
TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. SOUTH FACING BEACHES WILL
GET THE HIGHEST SURF...BUT ALL BEACHES WILL GET STRONG RIP
CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE LONG
PERIOD WILL SHORTEN ON SUNDAY AND CURRENTS WILL REDUCE DURING THE
DAY.

CAZ043-552-271330-
/O.EXT.KSGX.BH.S.0005.150327T0322Z-150329T2300Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
822 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

* WAVES AND SURF...3 TO 5 FEET. OCCASIONAL SETS TO 6 FEET.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS PRODUCING HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR
  BEACH GOERS...PARTICULARLY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

NEVER TURN YOUR BACK TO THE OCEAN.

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.

&&

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PIERCE

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PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING LINK TO GIVE US FEEDBACK
ON THE NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT:

HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS



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