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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 10:10 PM PDT on May 23, 2018

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2018

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Thursday

* hazards... dangerous rip currents and breaking waves will
continue through Thursday evening due to elevated surf of 4 to
6 feet from a long period southerly swell. Locally larger
waves near 7 feet are possible on south-facing beaches,
including Port Hueneme, pt mugu, and Malibu.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can wash people off beaches and rocks... and
capsize small boats near shore.

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.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory
Alaska - Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Fire Weather Watch
Arkansas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning
California - Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Fire Weather Watch
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Record Report
Kentucky - Air Quality Alert
Louisiana -
Maine - Frost Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Nevada -
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Mexico -
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Warning
South Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert
Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Washington - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Wisconsin - Flood Warning
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning

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