788  
WHUS46 KLOX 150811  
CFWLOX  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA  
111 AM PDT MON MAY 15 2017  
 
CAZ040-041-151600-  
/O.CON.KLOX.BH.S.0011.000000T0000Z-170515T1600Z/  
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-  
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-  
111 AM PDT MON MAY 15 2017  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS  
MORNING...  
 
* HAZARDS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AND BREAKING WAVES ARE EXPECTED  
DUE TO ELEVATED SURF OF 3 TO 6 FEET. THE HIGHEST SURF WILL BE  
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.  
 

 
 

 
/KJ  
 
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