...Beach hazards statement remains in effect from 6 am PST Friday through Saturday afternoon...
* surf...3 to 5 feet with occasional sets to 7 feet along west facing beaches. Highest surf will be in San Diego County south of La Jolla.
* Timing...Friday and Saturday
* impacts...strong rip currents and dangerous swimming conditions for inexperienced swimmers.
A beach hazards statement for elevated surf means that waves will be high enough to cause danger to swimmers in the water. Elevated surf also frequently results in strong rip currents which can drag people away from the shore and possibly result in drowning. Always swim near a lifeguard.
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