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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 5:03 PM PDT on April 29, 2016


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

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued
a beach hazards statement for elevated surf and strong
rip currents... which is in effect from Saturday morning through
Sunday evening.

* Hazards... surf building to 3 to 5 feet Saturday... and to 3 to 6
feet on Sunday... with strong rip currents and longshore
currents.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk of ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Sneaker
waves can suddenly wash people off of beaches and rock jetties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats to beach and
surf zone safety are expected or occurring. Caution should be
used when in or near the water. Stay near occupied lifeguard
towers and never swim alone. If caught in a rip current... swim
parallel to the shore.



Smith/gomberg



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:31 PM PDT on April 29, 2016


... Wind reports past 3 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation

... Antelope Valley...
Poppy Park 46 mph 0256 PM 04/29 2759 ft
Palmdale apt. 45 mph 0215 PM 04/29 2543 ft
Lancaster Fox Field 41 mph 0259 PM 04/29 2351 ft
Saddleback Butte 36 mph 0356 PM 04/29 2590 ft
Gray Butte Field ap 35 mph 0255 PM 04/29 3028 ft
Lake Palmdale 35 mph 0355 PM 04/29 2980 ft
1 NE Lake Los Angeles 33 mph 0319 PM 04/29 2657 ft
Elizabeth Lake 31 mph 0335 PM 04/29 3445 ft

... Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley...
Malibu Cyn. 30 mph 0356 PM 04/29 609 ft

... San Luis Obispo County central coast...
Avila Beach, cal poly pier 33 mph 0331 PM 04/29 0 ft
Port San Luis nos 31 mph 0400 PM 04/29 523 ft

... San Luis Obispo County mountains...
Carrizo 32 mph 0200 PM 04/29 2490 ft

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
pt. Conception lighthouse 40 mph 0306 PM 04/29 24 ft
Lompoc (4 ssw) 36 mph 0417 PM 04/29 1528 ft

... Santa Monica Mountains recreational area...
Topanga 42 mph 0257 PM 04/29 1600 ft

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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