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California, Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles

Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 8:07 PM PDT on June 28, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 01, 2016


... Beach hazards statement in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Friday evening...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
beach hazards statement for elevated surf and strong rip
currents... which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Friday evening.

* Hazards... surf building to 3 to 5 feet by Wednesday afternoon
and to 4 to 6 feet or higher on Thursday. Powerful breakers are
expected due to the long period of the swell... along with strong
rip currents and longshore currents. Sneaker waves will also be
possible during this time.

* Locations... the highest surf will be on south to southwest
facing beaches. Strong currents will affect south to west
facing beaches.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats to beach and
surf zone safety are expected or dangerous rip currents and waves
are expected due to elevated surf.Dangerous rip currents and
waves are expected due to elevated surf.Occurring. Caution should
be used when in or near the water. Stay near occupied lifeguard
towers and never swim alone. If caught in a rip current... swim
parallel to the shore.




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