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Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 2:27 PM PDT on October 24, 2014

...Beach hazards statement in effect from late Saturday night through late Sunday night...

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 early Sunday morning through late Sunday night.

* Hazards and timing...surf will build to 3 to 5 feet with maximum sets to 7 feet on exposed west facing beaches...along with an increasing risk of strong rip currents and long-shore currents.

* Impacts...the elevated surf will lead to dangerous swimming and hazardous surf conditions for inexperienced surfers...and an increased likelihood of dangerous currents in the surf zone.

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.

Record Report
Statement as of 12:55 PM PDT on October 24, 2014

...Record high minimum temperature at Sandberg yesterday...

Date location low temp old record

10/23 Sandberg 64 (tied) 64 set in 1988

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