Severe Weather Alerts - Avalon, CA

  • Beach Hazards Statement

    Beach Hazards Statement in effect until Sunday, 4:00 PM PDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

* HAZARDS AND TIMING...SURF WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 FEET. FREQUENT
STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRONG LONG-SHORE CURRENTS ARE LIKELY.

* TIDES...THE LOWER HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN THE EVENING
WITH THE HIGHER HIGH TIDE OCCURRING IN THE EARLY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED SURF WILL BRING STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG-
SHORE CURRENTS TO AREA BEACHES ALONG WITH A RISK OF SNEAKER
WAVES. LONG PERIOD SWELL ALSO CAUSES MORE POWERFUL SURF AND A
POTENTIAL FOR MINOR BEACH EROSION DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

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.

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