670  
WHUS46 KSGX 152041  
CFWSGX  
 
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA  
141 PM PDT SAT SEP 15 2018  
 
...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS ALONG SOUTH-FACING  
BEACHES...  
 
.A SOUTH SWELL OF 3 FEET WITH A PERIOD OF 18 SECONDS WILL BRING  
ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS TO SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST  
FACING BEACHES OF ORANGE COUNTY THROUGH THIS EVENING. SURF WILL  
BE 4 TO 7 FEET AND GRADUALLY DECLINE LATE TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 
CAZ552-160300-  
/O.CON.KSGX.BH.S.0006.000000T0000Z-180916T0300Z/  
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-  
141 PM PDT SAT SEP 15 2018  
 
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* SURF...4 TO 7 FEET. STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL OCCUR.  
 
* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...INCREASED RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING FROM ELEVATED SURF  
AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND  
SURFERS OUT TO SEA. LARGE BREAKING WAVES CAN WASH PEOPLE OFF  
JETTIES AND ROCKS, AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEAR SHORE.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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