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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 5:03 PM PDT on April 29, 2016


... Beach hazards statement in effect from Saturday morning
through Sunday evening...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued
a beach hazards statement for elevated surf and strong
rip currents... which is in effect from Saturday morning through
Sunday evening.

* Hazards... surf building to 3 to 5 feet Saturday... and to 3 to 6
feet on Sunday... with strong rip currents and longshore
currents.

* 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats to beach and
surf zone safety are expected or occurring. Caution should be
used when in or near the water. Stay near occupied lifeguard
towers and never swim alone. If caught in a rip current... swim
parallel to the shore.



Smith/gomberg



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:04 PM PDT on April 29, 2016


... Wind reports past 3 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation

... Antelope Valley...
Poppy Park 49 mph 0456 PM 04/29 2759 ft
Lancaster Fox Field 45 mph 0500 PM 04/29 2351 ft
Saddleback Butte 38 mph 0456 PM 04/29 2590 ft

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
pt. Conception lighthouse 40 mph 0506 PM 04/29 24 ft
Lompoc (4 ssw) 39 mph 0443 PM 04/29 1528 ft

... Santa Barbara County South Coast...
Gaviota 37 mph 0528 PM 04/29 147 ft
Refugio hills 42 mph 0606 PM 04/29 1467 ft
San Marcos Pass 36 mph 0606 PM 04/29 1489 ft


Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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