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California, Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles

Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 7:20 PM PDT on May 22, 2018

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2018


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

* hazards... dangerous rip currents and breaking waves will
continue due to elevated surf of 4 to 6 feet from a long period
southerly swell. Locally larger waves near 7 feet are possible
on south-facing beaches, including Port Hueneme, pt mugu, and
Malibu.

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

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.





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Nevada -
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Wyoming - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
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