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Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KLOX
Issued 6/24/2016 10:17 AM US/Pacific.
Valid through 6/25/2016 5:00 PM US/Pacific.
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los angeles county coast including downtown los angeles-
catalina and santa barbara islands-
1017 am pdt fri jun 24 2016
...high surf advisory remains in effect until 5 pm pdt saturday...
* surf and hazards...surf along south facing beaches will be 4 to
7 feet with local sets to 8 feet and continue through saturday.
strong rip currents are also expected.
* locations...the highest surf will be on south to southwest
facing beaches. strong rip currents will occur on beaches
facing south to west.
* tide...a high tide of near 5 feet is expected around 1130 pm
* 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.
a high surf advisory means that high surf and rip currents will
make swimming and rock jetties dangerous.
remember...if caught in a rip current...swim parallel to shore
until you are free of the powerful current. always swim near a