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Beach Hazard Statement

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Fri 10/12/2018 04:35 AM EDT

End Time

Mon 10/15/2018 01:00 AM EDT

Significance

Statement

Impacts

Low impact

Headline

...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH SUNDAY...
.A moderate period south-southwest swell from 200 degrees generated by Tropical Storm Sergio will bring elevated surf to the Orange and San Diego County beaches today. A reinforcing longer period south-southwest swell from 210 degrees building on Saturday will maintain elevated surf and strong rip currents through the weekend.

Full Alert Message

Coastal Hazard Message National Weather Service San Diego CA 135 AM PDT Fri Oct 12 2018 ...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH SUNDAY... .A moderate period south-southwest swell from 200 degrees generated by Tropical Storm Sergio will bring elevated surf to the Orange and San Diego County beaches today. A reinforcing longer period south-southwest swell from 210 degrees building on Saturday will maintain elevated surf and strong rip currents through the weekend. CAZ552-122100- /O.CAN.KSGX.SU.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-181013T0600Z/ /O.NEW.KSGX.BH.S.0010.181012T0835Z-181015T0500Z/ Orange County Coastal Areas- 135 AM PDT Fri Oct 12 2018 ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED... The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a Beach Hazards Statement...which is in effect through Sunday evening. The High Surf Advisory has been cancelled. * Surf...3 to 5 ft with local sets to 6 ft. * Timing...Through Sunday evening. * Impacts...Increased risk of drowning due to elevated surf and strong rip currents. 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. &&