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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
128 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...LARGE SURF AND POWERFUL RIP CURRENTS THROUGH TUESDAY...

.A PAIR OF 4 FOOT LONG-PERIOD SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELLS WILL
CONTINUE TO IMPACT LOCAL BEACHES THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH THE PEAK
OF SWELL ARRIVING LATE TODAY THROUGH MONDAY. THE LARGEST SURF
WILL OCCUR ALONG THE SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES OF ORANGE COUNTY AND
NORTHERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY. POWERFUL RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS AS
WELL AS BEACH EROSION ARE ALSO EXPECTED. THE HIGH SURF AND STRONG
CURRENTS WILL CREATE VERY DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
128 PM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT TUESDAY...

* SURF...6 TO 10 FEET WITH 12 FOOT SETS ALONG ORANGE AND SAN
  DIEGO COUNTY BEACHES FROM OCEANSIDE NORTHWARD. LOCAL SURF 5 TO
  8 FEET POSSIBLE BETWEEN POINT LOMA AND LA JOLLA.

* TIMING...HIGHEST SURF TODAY AND MONDAY...LOWERING VERY SLIGHTLY
  ON TUESDAY...THEN LOWERING MORE SIGNIFICANTLY WEDNESDAY INTO
  THURSDAY.

* TIDES...HIGHEST TIDES NEAR 5.8 TO 6 FEET AROUND 9 TO 10 PM EACH
  EVENING. LOWEST TIDES NEAR -1 FOOT AROUND 4 TO 5 AM EACH
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF AND POWERFUL RIP CURRENTS WILL PRODUCE
  EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. PEOPLE STANDING TOO
  CLOSE TO THE WAVES CAN BE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET AND INJURED.
  LARGE WAVES CAN SWEEP PEOPLE OFF OF JETTIES AND WAVES MAY WASH
  OVER SEA WALLS. MINOR TO MODERATE BEACH EROSION LIKELY. MINOR
  TIDAL FLOODING OF VULNERABLE LOW-LYING AREAS...SUCH AS SEAL AND
  SUNSET BEACHES...IS POSSIBLE DURING THE TIMES OF HIGHEST TIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION. SWIMMERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED NOT TO ENTER THE WATER.

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HARRISON


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