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  • Beach Hazards Statement for Ventura County Coast County, California
  • Beach Hazards Statement issued October 22 at 1:18AM PDT until October 22 at 5:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 1:18 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 5 p.m.
  • ...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
    AFTERNOON...
    * HAZARDS...SURF HEIGHTS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 7 FEET
    WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THESE CONDITIONS ARE DUE
    TO A LONG PERIOD WEST NORTHWEST SWELL ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS.
    * 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 JETTIES, 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.

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