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Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KLOX
Issued 3/27/2017 1:32 PM US/Pacific.
Valid through 3/29/2017 3:00 PM US/Pacific.
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los angeles county coast including downtown los angeles-
catalina and santa barbara islands-
326 am pdt tue mar 28 2017
...beach hazards statement remains in effect through wednesday
* hazards...dangerous rip currents and sneaker waves are
expected on west facing beaches due to elevated and strong
surf of 3 to 6 feet.
* 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
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. caution
should be used when in or near the water.