San Diego County Coastal Areas Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 8:56 AM PDT on August 22, 2014

...Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...

* surf...3 to 5 feet...with isolated sets to 7 feet on southerly facing beaches.

* Timing...through Sunday afternoon.

* Impacts...elevated surf and strong rip currents will result in dangerous swimming conditions... especially for inexperienced swimmers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as strong rip currents...elevated surf heights...minor tidal overflow...or lightning are possible at local beaches. Obey posted warning signs and flags and talk to a lifeguard before swimming. Use caution when in or near the water and always swim near a lifeguard.


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