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High Surf Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
520 AM PST Sat Feb 16 2019

CAZ041-162300-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-190218T0500Z/
Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles-
520 AM PST Sat Feb 16 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST SUNDAY...

* SURF...Surf will build to 6 to 9 feet today, continue at those
  levels through Sunday, then subside to 4 to 6 feet Sunday
  evening. Surf will be highest on exposed west-facing beaches.
  Strong and dangerous rip currents are expected through the
  weekend.

* COASTAL FLOODING...Minor coastal flooding is be possible a
  couple of hours on either side of the 610 AM high tide this
  morning, and around the 700 AM high tide Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...There is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
  currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
  breaking waves can cause injury...wash people off beaches and
  rocks...and capsize small boats near shore.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don`t swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$



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