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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 4:49 AM PDT on August 29, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 29, 2014

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this

* surf and rip currents... surf will range from 2 to 4 feet and
strong rip currents will exist at times through this afternoon.

* Locations... exposed south facing shores... including Jalama
beach in Santa Barbara County as well as Port San Luis... Avila
Beach... and Cayucos in San Luis Obispo County.

* Impacts... surf with very strong rip currents and long shore
currents will create dangerous swimming and surfing conditions.
Sneaker waves can bring unexpectedly large waves across rocks
and jetties near the Waters Edge... and suddenly inundate
beaches. South swells also have a history of producing damage to
boats docked at Port San Luis.

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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