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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 9:28 PM PDT on May 31, 2016

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on June 03, 2016

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Thursday

* swell and surf... a 4-foot long period southerly swell from 190
degrees will generate 4 to 6 foot surf on south and southwest
facing beaches with local sets to 8 feet. Surf will be highest
in Orange County and northern San Diego County. Surf south of
Carlsbad will range from 3 to 6 feet.

* Timing... through Thursday

* tides... high tides will be increasing each evening... reaching
6.2 feet Thursday evening across San Diego and Orange counties.
Elevated surf and high tides could generate minor beach erosion
and minor flooding of low lying flood prone areas Thursday
evening... possibly persisting into Friday evening.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk of ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea.

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

Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Excessive Heat Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Areal Flood Advisory
Georgia - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning
New Mexico - Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Record Report
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Wisconsin - Record Report
Wyoming - Flood Warning , Special Statement

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