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Beach Hazards Statement

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

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

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS
EARLY FRIDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. 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 OVER THE WEEKEND AND CURRENTS WILL NOT BE AS
STRONG.

CAZ043-552-270430-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0005.150327T1200Z-150329T2300Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
117 PM PDT THU MAR 26 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

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

* TIMING...FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS PARTICULARLY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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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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




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