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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 6:15 AM PDT on May 24, 2018

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2018

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through this

* hazards... dangerous rip currents and breaking waves will
continue through this evening due to elevated surf of 4 to 6
feet from a long period southerly swell. Locally larger waves
near 7 feet are possible on south-facing beaches, including Port
Hueneme, pt mugu, and Malibu.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can wash people off beaches and rocks... and
capsize small boats near shore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents... longshore currents... sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Swim near a
lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. Don't
swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following
the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or
wave for help.


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Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Special Statement
Arizona - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Fire Weather Watch
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Air Quality Alert
Louisiana -
Maine - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Mexico -
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert
Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Washington - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning

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