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Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KLOX
Issued 1/16/2017 6:21 PM US/Pacific.
Valid through 1/23/2017 10:00 PM US/Pacific.
whus46 klox 180934
ventura county coast-
los angeles county coast including downtown los angeles-
catalina and santa barbara islands-
134 am pst wed jan 18 2017
...beach hazards statement remains in effect from thursday
morning through monday evening...
* hazards...another large long period west swell will bring high
surf to area beaches thursday through monday...with a chance
of much larger...damaging surf late friday through saturday.
surf of 8 to 13 feet thursday and friday will possibly build
to 15 feet or higher late friday and saturday. the surf will
begin to subside sunday into monday...but is expected to
remain above high surf thresholds.
* impacts...large...powerful and potentially damaging surf will
create dangerous ocean conditions. coastal erosion and coastal
flooding will be possible. frequent strong rip currents and
long-shore currents are expected. much larger waves may occur
without warning...which can wash people off their feet in the
surf zone or off of rocks and jetties. west-facing harbor
entrances such as ventura harbor may see breaking waves across
a high surf outlook is issued when high surf is expected to
affect beaches in the advisory area...producing rip currents and
the potential for beach erosion.
a beach hazards statement is issued when threats to beach and
surf zone safety are expected or occurring. caution should be
used when in or near the water. swim near a lifeguard. if caught
in a rip current remain calm. don't fight the current. swim in a
direction following the shoreline. when out of the current...
swim back to shore. if tired... float or tread water until out of
the rip current. if unable to escape... face the shore and call
or wave for help.
Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KSGX
Issued 1/18/2017 5:00 AM US/Pacific.
Valid through 1/24/2017 3:00 AM US/Pacific.
whus46 ksgx 181300
coastal hazard message
national weather service san diego ca
500 am pst wed jan 18 2017
...series of strong pacific storms to bring high surf thursday
through the weekend...
...potential for damaging surf and coastal flooding friday through
.a series of strong pacific storm systems will generate high surf
conditions at the beaches beginning thursday...and continuing at
times through monday night. the highest surf...possibly up to 16
feet...will come friday through saturday...subsiding sunday...and
then higher surf conditions possible again monday with the final
storm passage. damaging surf...coastal erosion and flooding will
be possible friday through saturday.
san diego county coastal areas-orange county coastal areas-
500 am pst wed jan 18 2017
...beach hazards statement in effect from thursday morning
through late monday night...
the national weather service in san diego has issued a beach
hazards statement for an extended period of high surf...which is
in effect from thursday morning through late monday night.
* waves and surf...high surf around 7 feet developing
thursday...then increasing on friday to 10 to 16 feet. surf
subsiding on sunday then increasing again on monday.
* impacts...high surf will bring very hazardous swimming
conditions to the beaches thursday through monday. high surf can
suddenly wash people off jetties and rocks. in addition...large
and potentially damaging surf will be possible friday through
saturday...creating the potential for coastal erosion and
coastal flooding...with possible damage to coastal structures
such as piers. coastal flooding will be most likely during times
of high tide. frequent strong rip currents and long-shore
currents are also likely.
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