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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
837 PM PDT SAT MAY 2 2015

...LARGE SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

.A PAIR OF 4 FOOT LONG-PERIOD SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELLS WILL ARRIVE
AT THE BEACHES THIS EVENING...THEN PEAK SUNDAY AND MONDAY. THESE
SWELLS WILL LOWER SLIGHTLY TUESDAY BUT HIGH SURF CONDITIONS WILL
LIKELY CONTINUE...WITH MORE SIGNIFICANT LOWERING OF SURF
WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. THE LARGEST SURF WILL OCCUR ALONG
SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES IN ORANGE COUNTY AND NORTHERN SAN DIEGO
COUNTY. POWERFUL RIP CURRENTS AND LONG-SHORE CURRENTS AS WELL AS
SOME BEACH EROSION ARE EXPECTED. THE HIGH SURF AND STRONG
CURRENTS WILL CREATE VERY DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

CAZ043-552-031300-
/O.CON.KSGX.SU.Y.0003.150503T1200Z-150506T0600Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
837 PM PDT SAT MAY 2 2015

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO 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...SURF RISING THIS EVENING...PEAKING SUNDAY INTO
  MONDAY... LOWERING VERY SLIGHTLY ON TUESDAY...THEN LOWERING MORE
  SIGNIFICANTLY WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.

* TIDES...HIGHEST TIDES NEAR 5.8 FEET AROUND 9 PM EACH EVENING.
  LOWEST TIDES NEAR -1 FOOT AROUND 4 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. 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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JJT

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