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High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 12:18 PM PDT on May 04, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 06, 2015


... High surf advisory remains in effect until 11 PM PDT Tuesday...

* surf... 5 to 8 foot surf with local 10 foot sets across favored
south facing beaches including Malibu... Zuma... and Palos
verdes. South facing coastal areas of Santa Catalina Island will
also be affected. Local surf of 4 to 6 feet will be possible
between Manhattan Beach and Santa Monica Beach.

* Timing... surf will peak this afternoon then slowly diminish.

* High tides near 5.6 feet will occur 10 PM this evening. Tidal
overflows are not anticipated with this event.

* Impacts... the large surf and powerful rip currents will
produce extremely dangerous swimming conditions. People
standing too close to the waves can be swept off their feet
and injured. Large waves can sweep people off of jetties and
waves may wash over sea walls. Beach erosion is expected at
times of high tide. Longshore currents commonly occur when
waves approach the shoreline at an angle. They can be
particularly dangerous near a jetty or pier.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing rip currents and localized beach
erosion.

Remember... if caught in a rip current... swim parallel to shore
until you are free of the powerful current. Always swim near a
lifeguard.





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