Coastal Flood Warnings/Watches/Statements
Issued by NWS San Diego, CA

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
1050 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY EXPIRES...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.THE LONG-PERIOD SWELLS ARE SUBSIDING BUT WILL STILL PRODUCE
ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE ORANGE COUNTY
COAST.

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ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
1050 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* CHANGES SINCE LAST ISSUANCE...SWELLS AND SURF ARE
  DECREASING...BUT STRONG RIP CURRENTS REMAIN A THREAT TO SAFETY.

* WAVES AND SURF...5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SETS TO 10 FEET AT
  FAVORED LOCATIONS...IN PARTICULAR THE WEDGE.

* TIMING...THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. PEOPLE STANDING TOO
  CLOSE TO THE WAVES MAY BE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET AND INJURED.

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.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
1050 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE SOUTH SWELLS ARE SUBSIDING AND THE SURF HAS DECREASED TO BELOW
THRESHOLDS.

$$


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU.
PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING LINK TO GIVE US FEEDBACK
ON THE NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT:

HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS



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