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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
902 AM PDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH MONDAY...

.A LONG-PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL BRING STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE
CURRENTS TO THE ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH EARLY
MONDAY EVENING...ALONG WITH SOME LOCAL 5 FOOT SETS. THIS WILL
RESULT IN DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS FOR THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
WEEKEND.

CAZ042-043-310400-
/O.NEW.KSGX.BH.S.0019.140830T1602Z-140902T0300Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
902 AM PDT SAT AUG 30 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* WAVES AND SURF...2 TO 4 FEET WITH SETS TO 5 FEET.

* RIP CURRENTS...STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS ALONG ORANGE
  AND SAN DIEGO COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS...AND POSSIBLY SOME
  LOCALIZED ELEVATED SURF...WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS DURING THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

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
TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER AND ALSO SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

&&

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU.
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

HARRISON





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