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Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
853 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL BRING ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG
RIP CURRENTS SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

.LONG-PERIOD SOUTHERLY SWELLS AROUND 3 FEET FROM 200 TO
220 DEGREES WILL BRING ELEVATED SURF...STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE
CURRENTS...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS SUNDAY
MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SURF WILL PEAK SUNDAY EVENING.
ASTRONOMICAL HIGH TIDES WILL BE UP AROUND 7 FEET DURING THIS TIME
AS WELL AND COULD RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING COASTAL
AREAS...ESPECIALLY DURING THE EVENING HIGH TIDES. SWELLS AND TIDES
WILL SLOWLY LOWER THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.

CAZ043-552-311300-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0022.160731T1500Z-160802T0300Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
853 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM PDT SUNDAY
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF...2 TO 4 FEET EARLY SUNDAY...INCREASING TO 3 TO
  5 FEET BY SUNDAY EVENING. HIGHEST SURF ALONG SOUTH AND
  SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES.

* HIGHEST TIDES...SUNDAY 7.0 FT AT 8:12 PM PDT. MONDAY 7.0 FT AT
  8:55 PM PDT.

* TIMING...SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS WILL CREATE
  HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. RIP CURRENTS MAY PULL SWIMMERS
  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.

&&

$$

JMB

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