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Beach Hazards Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
625 AM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

...INCREASED RISK OF HAZARDOUS BEACH CONDITIONS ALONG SOUTH
FACING BEACHES...

.A LONG PERIOD SOUTHWESTERLY SWELL IS BRINGING AN INCREASED RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS AND LARGE SHORE BREAK ALONG THE SOUTH FACING BEACHES
OF MARIN AND SANTA CRUZ COUNTIES TODAY.

CAZ505-529-300400-
/O.NEW.KMTR.BH.S.0005.150729T1325Z-150730T0400Z/
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
625 AM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...COASTAL SECTIONS OF MARIN AND SANTA CRUZ COUNTIES.
  IN PARTICULAR SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES...INCLUDING BUT NOT
  LIMITED TO...STINSON BEACH...SANTA CRUZ BOARDWALK BEACH AND TWIN
  LAKES BEACH.

* TIMING...THROUGH 9 PM THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...EXCEPTIONALLY STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LARGE SHORE
  BREAK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARD 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.

&&

$$


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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
258 AM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND ELEVATED SURF THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A LONG-PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE CONDITIONS
FAVORABLE FOR LARGE AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND ELEVATED
SURF...DECREASING THROUGH THURSDAY.

CAZ043-552-291800-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0013.000000T0000Z-150730T0600Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
258 AM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

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

* WAVES AND SURF...ORANGE COUNTY BEACHES...2 TO 4 FEET WITH LOCAL
  SETS TO 5 FEET. SAN DIEGO COUNTY BEACHES...3 TO 5 FEET WITH
  LOCAL SETS TO 6 FEET.

* LOCATIONS...EXPOSED SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES OF ORANGE AND SAN
  DIEGO COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND ELEVATED SURF WILL RESULT IN
  VERY DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. SWIMMERS IN SHALLOW WATER
  MAY UNEXPECTEDLY GET PULLED OUT BY THE RIP CURRENTS OR THE
  LARGER BREAKING WAVES.

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.

&&

$$
JT

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