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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 6:44 PM PDT on May 30, 2016

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on June 03, 2016


... Beach hazards statement in effect from Wednesday morning
through Thursday evening...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
beach hazards statement for strong rip currents and elevated
surf... which is in effect from Wednesday morning through Thursday
evening.

* Hazards... surf building from 4 to 6 feet with local sets to 7
feet across south facing beaches early Wednesday morning then
subsiding late Thursday evening into Friday morning. There will
also be strong rip currents and longshore currents. Some beaches
likely affected will include Zuma beach... Malibu... and around
Point Mugu.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk of ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Sneaker waves
can suddenly wash people off of beaches and rock jetties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats to beach and
surf zone safety are expected or occurring. Caution should be
used when in or near the water. Stay near occupied lifeguard
towers and never swim alone. If caught in a rip current... swim
parallel to the shore.



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