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Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
754 PM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...STRENGTHENING RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS SUNDAY AND MONDAY...

.SOUTH SWELLS OF 3 FEET AND PERIODS OF 16 TO 18 SECONDS WILL
ARRIVE AT THE BEACHES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SUNDAY AND CONTINUE
THROUGH MONDAY. STRONG AND DANGEROUS RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY.

CAZ043-552-241300-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0008.150524T1500Z-150526T0300Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
754 PM PDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* SURF...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET ON SOUTH-FACING BEACHES...WITH
  SETS TO 6 FEET AT FAVORED LOCATIONS. LOWER SURF ALONG WEST-
  FACING BEACHES OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY.

* TIMING...SURF INCREASING SUNDAY MORNING...PEAKING MONDAY
  MORNING AND BEGINNING TO SUBSIDE MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. PEOPLE IN THE SURF
  ZONE MAY BE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET AND INJURED OR PULLED OUT TO
  SEA.

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.

&&

$$

JJT

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