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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 2:48 AM PDT on September 05, 2015

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 11 am PDT this
morning through Monday evening...

* hazards... surf building to 3 to 6 feet. Local sets to 7 feet on
exposed south and southwest facing beaches Sunday into Monday.

* Timing... surf will build today and tonight... then peak Sunday
through Monday. Elevated surf will likely persist into Tuesday
before beginning to subside on Wednesday.

* Location... the largest surf is expected on south to southwest
facing beaches... such as Cabrillo... Malibu and Zuma beaches in
l.A. County... and Port Hueneme and Ventura Point in Ventura

* Potential impacts... there will be strong and frequent rip
currents on many beaches... strong long-shore currents... and
sneaker waves which are much larger waves that occur without
warning. Sneaker waves can wash you off piers or rocks near
the Waters Edge.

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.

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