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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
146 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SOUTH SWELL TO CREATE STRONG RIP CURRENTS THIS WEEKEND...

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY. SOUTH
FACING BEACHES WILL GET THE HIGHEST SURF...THOUGH ALL BEACHES
WILL EXPERIENCE STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE LONG PERIOD WILL SHORTEN ON SUNDAY AND
CURRENTS WILL REDUCE THROUGH THE DAY.

CAZ043-552-290500-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0005.000000T0000Z-150329T2300Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
146 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

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

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS PRODUCING
  HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SWIMMERS...PARTICULARLY TODAY.

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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ON THE NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT:
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