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California, Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles

Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 2:35 AM PDT on August 17, 2018


... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this
evening...

* hazards... strong rip currents and surf of 3 to 6 feet mainly
on south facing beaches.

* Timing... through this evening.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Sneaker
waves can suddenly wash people off of beaches and rock
jetties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents... longshore currents... sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. 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.


Kj


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Alabama -
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Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
California - Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Special Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Florida - Beach Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Illinois -
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Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Louisiana - Areal Flood Advisory
Maine - Beach Hazard Statement
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement, Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Missouri -
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Nebraska - Flood Warning
New Jersey - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Mexico -
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North Carolina - Flood Warning
Ohio - Special Statement
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Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
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Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Fire Weather Watch
Virginia -
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Wisconsin - Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
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