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Alert: High Surf Advisory from 5/3/2015 8:38:00 AM to 5/5/2015 11:00:00 PM

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High Surf Advisory from 5/3/2015 8:38:00 AM to 5/5/2015 11:00:00 PM

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT TUESDAY...
* SURF...POWERFUL 5 TO 8 FEET SURF WITH LOCAL 10 FOOT SETS
ACROSS FAVORED SOUTH FACING BEACHES INCLUDING MALIBU...ZUMA
AND PALOS VERDES. SOUTH FACING COASTAL AREAS OF SANTA CATALINA
ISLAND WILL ALSO BE EFFECTED. LOCAL SURF OF 4 TO 6 FEET WILL
BE POSSIBLE BETWEEN MANHATTAN BEACH AND SANTA MONICA BEACH.
* TIMING...SURF WILL INCREASE TODAY...PEAKING LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY...THEN DIMINISHING SOME THROUGH TUESDAY.
* HIGH TIDES OF AROUND 5.6 FEET WILL OCCUR AROUND 930 PM THIS
EVENING AND 10 PM MONDAY EVENING. TIDAL OVERFLOWS ARE NOT
ANTICIPATED WITH THIS EVENT.
* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF AND POWERFUL RIP CURRENTS WILL
PRODUCE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. PEOPLE
STANDING TOO CLOSE TO THE WAVES CAN BE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET
AND INJURED. LARGE WAVES CAN SWEEP PEOPLE OFF OF JETTIES AND
WAVES MAY WASH OVER SEA WALLS. BEACH EROSION IS EXPECTED AT
TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. LONGSHORE CURRENTS COMMONLY OCCUR WHEN
WAVES APPROACH THE SHORELINE AT AN ANGLE. THEY CAN BE
PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS NEAR A JETTY OR PIER.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.
REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

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  • Wind SSW 10 mph
  • Barometer 29.92 in
  • Visibility 9 mi
  • Humidity 59%
  • Dew Point 56°

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