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High Surf Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
219 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

CAZ041-087-200530-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0009.190320T1200Z-190321T2200Z/
Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles-
Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands-
219 PM PDT Tue Mar 19 2019

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM WEDNESDAY TO
3 PM PDT THURSDAY...

* SURF...4 to 7 feet, mainly on west facing beaches.

* COASTAL FLOODING...Minor coastal flooding is possible over
  low- lying coastal areas such as beach parking lots and bike
  pathways during the time of highest tide.

* TIDES...the highest tide is expected Wednesday morning around
  825 am.

* 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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