Orange County Coastal Areas Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 5:03 PM PDT on September 17, 2014

...Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Thursday evening...

* waves and surf...4 to 6 feet with local higher sets along southwest facing beaches...especially in northern Orange County. 2 to 4 feet elsewhere.

* Rip currents...widespread dangerous rip and longshore currents.

* Timing...through early Thursday evening.

* Impacts...the elevated surf...strong rip currents...and longshore currents will produce dangerous swimming conditions... especially for inexperienced swimmers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement for rip currents means that conditions are present to support a heightened risk of strong rip currents. Rip currents are typically more frequent and stronger in the vicinity of jetties...inlets...and piers. Swimmers caught in a rip current should swim parallel to the coast to escape the rip current before trying to swim for shore. Swimmers should always swim near a lifeguard.

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Record Report
Statement as of 4:29 PM PDT on September 17, 2014

...Highest maximum temperature records broken or tied on Sep 17 2014 ...

Location new record old record period of record

Chula Vista 93 tied 93 in 1929 1918

...Highest minimum temperature records broken or tied on Sep 17 2014 ...

Location new record old record period of record

Santa Ana 77 74 in 1984 1906 Laguna Beach 75 71 in 1978 1928 Oceanside Harbor 73 71 in 1984 1909 Vista 74 71 in 1984 1957 Chula Vista 75 72 in 1979 1918 Elsinore 72 69 in 1984 1897 Riverside 81 72 in 1984 1893 Escondido 80 70 in 1997 1900 Ramona 74 65 in 1978 1974 alpine 74 72 in 2000 1952 El Cajon 77 71 in 1984 1979 Campo 65 60 in 1989 1948 Indio 83 82 in 2012 1894