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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
850 PM PDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH MONDAY...

.SOUTHERLY SWELLS WILL BRING ELEVATED SURF...STRONG RIP CURRENTS
AND HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS THROUGH THE JULY 4 HOLIDAY.

CAZ043-552-021300-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0019.000000T0000Z-160705T0300Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
850 PM PDT FRI JUL 1 2016

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

* WAVES AND SURF...IN ORANGE COUNTY...3 TO 5 FEET WITH SETS TO 6
  FEET. IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY...SURF OF 3 TO 4 FEET.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS
  MAY PULL SWIMMERS OUT TO SEA.

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
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

MOEDE

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
516 PM PDT FRI JUL 1 2016

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL RESULT IN ELEVATED SURF AND
STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THIS SATURDAY EVENING. THE SURF MAY
LOCALLY REACH HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS. SURF IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY
SUBSIDE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY...THEN POSSIBLY INCREASE ONCE
AGAIN ON MONDAY...THE 4TH OF JULY.

CAZ040-041-087-020830-
/O.EXT.KLOX.BH.S.0023.000000T0000Z-160703T0500Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
516 PM PDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

* HAZARDS...DANGEROUS CURRENTS AND WAVES ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
  ELEVATED SURF OF 3 TO 6 FEET WITH LOCAL SURF TO 7 FEET.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK FOR OCEAN DROWNING. RIP
  CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. SNEAKER
  WAVES CAN SUDDENLY WASH PEOPLE OFF OF BEACHES OR ROCKS AND
  CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEARSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS TO BEACH AND
SURF ZONE SAFETY. CAUTION SHOULD BE USED WHEN IN OR NEAR THE
WATER. STAY NEAR OCCUPIED LIFEGUARD TOWERS AND NEVER SWIM ALONE.
IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO THE SHORE.

&&

$$

KAPLAN

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