424  
WHUS46 KLOX 260016  
CFWLOX  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA  
516 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017  
 
CAZ040-261300-  
/O.NEW.KLOX.BH.S.0009.170426T0016Z-170429T0300Z/  
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-  
516 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017  
   
..BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A  
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS,  
WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.  
 
* HAZARDS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND BREAKING WAVES ARE EXPECTED  
DUE TO ELEVATED SURF OF 3 TO 6 FEET. LOCAL SETS TO 8 FEET ARE  
POSSIBLE. HIGHEST SURF IS EXPECTED EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING ON  
WEST-FACING BEACHES.  
 
* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. RIP  
CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. WAVES CAN  
WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES AND ROCKS...AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS  
NEARSHORE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP  
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS  
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. SWIM NEAR A  
LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND FLOAT. DON'T  
SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING  
THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR  
WAVE FOR HELP.  
 

 
 

 
 
CAZ041-261300-  
/O.NEW.KLOX.BH.S.0009.170426T0016Z-170429T0300Z/  
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-  
516 PM PDT TUE APR 25 2017  
   
..BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A  
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS,  
WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.  
 
* HAZARDS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND BREAKING WAVES ARE EXPECTED  
DUE TO ELEVATED SURF OF 3 TO 6 FEET. LOCAL SETS TO 8 FEET ARE  
POSSIBLE. HIGHEST SURF IS EXPECTED EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING ON  
WEST-FACING BEACHES.  
 
* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. RIP  
CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. WAVES CAN  
WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES AND ROCKS...AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS  
NEARSHORE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS RIP  
CURRENTS...LONGSHORE CURRENTS...SNEAKER WAVES AND OTHER HAZARDS  
CREATE LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE. SWIM NEAR A  
LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND FLOAT. DON'T  
SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING  
THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR  
WAVE FOR HELP.  
 

 
 

 
 
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