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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
142 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.A LONG PERIOD WEST-NORTHWEST SWELL MOVING INTO THE COASTAL WATERS
FRIDAY WILL GENERATE ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS AT THE
BEACHES OF ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTIES. SURF WILL BUILD DURING
THE DAY FRIDAY AND PEAK SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY. SWELL AND SURF
WILL SLOWLY LOWER ON SUNDAY.

CAZ043-552-112200-
/O.NEW.KSGX.BH.S.0006.160212T1800Z-160215T0400Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
142 AM PST THU FEB 11 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SWELL...8 TO 9 FT AT 17 TO 18 SECONDS FROM THE WEST-NORTHWEST
  AROUND 290 DEGREES.

* WAVES AND SURF...3 TO 6 FT FRIDAY...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
  SATURDAY. LOCAL SETS TO 8 FT POSSIBLE NORTH OF NEWPORT BEACH AND
  SOUTH OF DEL MAR. SURF LOWERING TO 3 TO 6 FT SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL CREATE
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. MINOR BEACH EROSION IS ALSO
  POSSIBLE. LARGER WAVES MAY OVER-TOP JETTIES OR SEA WALLS AT
  TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

SS

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