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High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
503 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...LARGE SURF AND VERY STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH TODAY...

.LONG-PERIOD SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELLS OF 4 FEET WILL CONTINUE TO
BRING HIGH SURF TO LOCAL BEACHES THROUGH TODAY. THE LARGEST SURF
WILL OCCUR ALONG THE SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES OF ORANGE COUNTY AND
NORTHERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY. POWERFUL RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS ARE
LIKELY. BEACH EROSION AND MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW-LYING
BEACHES IS POSSIBLE IN ORANGE COUNTY.

CAZ043-552-052100-
/O.CON.KSGX.SU.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150506T0600Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
503 AM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

* SURF...6 TO 9 FEET WITH 11 FOOT SETS ALONG ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO
  COUNTY BEACHES FROM OCEANSIDE NORTHWARD. OCCASIONAL SETS TO 15
  FEET ARE POSSIBLE AT FAVORED LOCATIONS. LOCAL SURF 5 TO 8 FEET
  POSSIBLE BETWEEN POINT LOMA AND LA JOLLA.

* TIMING...HIGH SURF THROUGH TODAY. DECREASING SURF WEDNESDAY
  INTO THURSDAY.

* TIDES...HIGHEST TIDES NEAR 5.8 TO 6 FEET AROUND 9 TO 10 PM THIS
  EVENING. LOWEST TIDES NEAR -1 FOOT AROUND 4 TO 5 AM IN THE MORNING.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. PEOPLE STANDING TOO
  CLOSE TO THE WAVES MAY BE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET AND INJURED.
  MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AREAS...SUCH AS SEAL AND SUNSET
  BEACHES...IS POSSIBLE DURING HIGH TIDES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION. SWIMMERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED NOT TO ENTER THE WATER.

&&

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