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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1222 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A LONG-PERIOD SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR
STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS TO THE ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO
COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...ALONG WITH SOME LOCAL
4 FOOT SETS. THIS WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS
THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY.

CAZ042-043-020300-
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0019.000000T0000Z-140902T0300Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
1222 PM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* WAVES AND SURF...2 TO 3 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 4 FEET.

* RIP CURRENTS...LOCAL STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS ALONG
  ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTY BEACHES THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR
  INEXPERIENCED SWIMMERS.

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
TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER AND ALSO SWIM NEAR
A LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

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PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING LINK TO GIVE US FEEDBACK
ON THE NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT:

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HARRISON





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