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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 10:50 AM PST on December 21, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EST on December 21, 2014


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

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
beach hazards statement for elevated surf and dangerous rip
currents... which is in effect until 6 PM PST this evening.

* Surf and timing... surf 3 to 5 feet with local sets to 7 feet.
Surf will peak late this morning then slowly diminish through
this afternoon.

* Location... along exposed west facing shores.

* Impacts... strong rip currents in the vicinity of high surf.

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.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:05 PM PST on December 21, 2014


... Significant wind gusts since 1205 PM PST Sunday...

Los Angeles County peak wind gust
Van Nuys... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... north 39 mph.
Newhall Pass... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..north 31 mph.
Saugus... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..northwest 41 mph.
Camp Nine... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..Northwest 38 mph.
Sandberg... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... north 53 mph.
Warm Springs... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..northwest 54 mph.
Whitaker Peak... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .Northwest 54 mph.
Poppy Park... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .west 38 mph.

Ventura County peak wind Gust
Lake Casitas... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..north 27 mph.
Chuchupate... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .north 32 mph.

Santa Barbara County peak wind gust
Las Flores Canyon... ... ... ... ... ... ... Northwest 29 mph.
Montecito hills... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..northeast 29 mph.

San Luis Obispo County peak wind gust
Branch Mountain... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..northeast 32 mph.


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