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Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KLOX
Issued 12/18/2014 1:59 AM US/Pacific.
Valid through 12/21/2014 4:00 AM US/Pacific.
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los angeles county coast including downtown los angeles-
358 am pst sat dec 20 2014
...high surf advisory remains in effect until 4 am pst sunday...
* surf and timing...surf will build to 5 to 7 feet on exposed west
facing beaches this morning and persist through early sunday
morning. strong and frequent rip currents on all beaches. higher
than normal high tide around 6.5 feet at 7:15 am today.
* location...strong rip currents and high surf along exposed
west facing shores from santa monica bay southward to torrance
* impacts...strong rip currents in the vicinity of high surf.
minor tidal overflow during higher high tide.
a high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing rip currents and localized beach
Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KSGX
Issued 12/19/2014 1:34 PM US/Pacific.
Valid through 12/23/2014 10:00 AM US/Pacific.
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coastal hazard message
national weather service san diego ca
133 am pst sat dec 20 2014
...high astronomical tides and elevated surf to create strong rip
currents and minor tidal overflow...
.a long period west-northwest swell will generate elevated surf
along exposed west facing beaches in san diego and orange
counties this weekend through early next week. astronomical high
tides above 7 feet each morning...combined with the elevated
surf...may cause minor tidal overflow in low-lying beach areas.
strong rip currents are also possible through the period.
conditions will improve by the middle of next week.
orange county coastal areas-san diego county coastal areas-
133 am pst sat dec 20 2014
...beach hazards statement remains in effect through tuesday
* surf...4 to 7 feet at exposed west-facing beaches late today
through early sunday. isolated sets to 8 feet possible between
la jolla and point loma. 3 to 5 feet elsewhere.
* 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 today and peaking tonight into sunday
morning...then slowly lowering sunday afternoon through
tuesday. minor tidal overflow sunday through tuesday mornings.
strong rip currents today through tuesday.
* tides...high tides around 7 feet between about 7 am and 9 am each
* 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
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