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

Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 12:55 PM PDT on October 24, 2014

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

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a beach hazards statement for elevated surf and strong rip currents...which is in effect from Sunday morning through Sunday evening.

* Waves and surf...3 to 5 feet with infrequent 7 foot sets... mainly south of Solana Beach and near Huntington Beach.

* Timing...all day Sunday. Strongest and more frequent rip currents in the afternoon.

* Impacts...strong rip currents and dangerous swimming conditions 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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