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

Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 1:22 PM PST on January 25, 2015

...Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 6 PM PST this evening...

* surf...3 to 5 feet...with sets to 6 feet.

* Locations...highest surf along west facing beaches... especially north of Newport Beach...between Laguna Beach and San Clemente...and south of del Mar in San Diego County.

* Timing...elevated surf and strong rip currents through this evening.

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

* Outlook...conditions will gradually improve Monday and Tuesday.

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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Record Report
Statement as of 5:19 PM PST on January 24, 2015

...Highest maximum temperature records broken or tied on Jan 24 2015 ...

Location new record old record period of record

Newport Beach 80 79 in 1990 1921 Laguna Beach 82 tied 82 in 1968 1928

...Highest minimum temperature records broken or tied on Jan 24 2015 ...

Location new record old record period of record

Alpine 62 57 in 2006 1952