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  • Beach Hazards Statement for San Luis Obispo County Central Coast County, California
  • Beach Hazards Statement issued May 01 at 5:00PM PDT until May 02 at 10:00AM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 5 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, May 2, 2016 at 10 a.m.
  • ...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS FOR SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA
    BEACHES NOW THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
    .A COMBINATION OF MEDIUM PERIOD WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELL AND LONG
    PERIOD SOUTH SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO BRING ELEVATED SURF TO AREA
    BEACHES THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...ALONG WITH STRONG RIP CURRENTS.
    NORTH OF POINT CONCEPTION...ELEVATED SURF WILL AFFECT SOUTHWEST
    AND WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING BEACHES. SOUTH OF POINT
    CONCEPTION...THE LARGER SURF WILL BE ON SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST FACING
    BEACHES. THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL REPORTS OF TRECHEROUS RIP
    CURRENT CONDITIONS OCCURRING TODAY INCLUDING ZUMA AND PORT HUENEME
    BEACHES.
    ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
    * HAZARDS...ELEVATED SURF 6 TO 9 FEET ON WEST TO NORTHWEST FACING
    BEACHES AND 5 TO 7 FEET ON SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES
    THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING. STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED
    ON MOST BEACHES.
    * IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. RIP
    CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. SNEAKER
    WAVES CAN SUDDENLY WASH PEOPLE OFF OF BEACHES AND ROCK
    JETTIES.

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