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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 1:34 PM PST on December 19, 2014

Expires 1:00 PM EST on December 23, 2014


... Beach hazards statement in effect from late tonight through
Tuesday morning...

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a beach
hazards statement for elevated surf... strong rip currents and
minor tidal overflow... which is in effect from late tonight
through Tuesday morning.

* Surf... 4 to 7 feet... with isolated sets to 8 feet.

* Locations... highest surf along exposed west-facing beaches...
especially north of Newport Beach in Orange County and south of
del Mar in San Diego County.

* Timing... surf building Saturday... then slowly lowering Sunday
through Tuesday. Minor tidal overflow Sunday through Tuesday
mornings. Strong rip currents Saturday through Tuesday.

* Tides... high tides around 7 feet a few hours after sunrise each
day.

* Impacts... elevated surf and strong rip currents will result in
dangerous swimming conditions. Minor flooding of low-lying areas
along the beach is possible... including beach parking lots.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as strong
rip currents... elevated surf heights... minor tidal overflow... or
lightning are possible at local beaches. Obey posted warning
signs and flags and talk to a lifeguard before swimming. Use
caution when in or near the water and always swim near a
lifeguard.



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