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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 3:11 AM PDT on August 23, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 24, 2014


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 5 PM PDT Sunday...

* surf... 5 to 7 feet with maximum breakers up to 9 feet on south
facing beaches through early Sunday afternoon. Local sets of
10 feet or greater will continue at times near Port Hueneme in
Ventura County. Surf will diminish Sunday night into Monday.

* Location... south facing beaches will be most affected
including Zuma... Malibu... and Cabrillo beaches in Los Angeles
County... as well as Point Mugu and Port Hueneme in Ventura
County. There will also be long shore currents that could
affect west facing beaches.

* Impacts... strong rip currents and long shore currents will
create dangerous swimming conditions... especially for
inexperienced swimmers. Sneaker waves can bring unexpectedly
large waves across rocks and jetties near the Waters Edge.

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.

Remember... if caught in a rip current... swim parallel to shore
until you are free of the powerful current. Always swim near a
lifeguard.



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