Severe Weather Alerts - San Diego, CA

  • Beach Hazards Statement

    Beach Hazards Statement in effect until Sunday, 8:00 PM PDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

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

* WAVES AND SURF...4 TO 6 FEET TODAY WITH LOCAL SETS TO 8 FEET
NORTH OF CARLSBAD. 3 TO 6 FEET SUNDAY WITH LOCAL SETS TO 7 FEET
NORTH OF CARLSBAD.

* TIDES...LA JOLLA...HIGH TIDE OF 4.7 FEET AT 115 AM SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS
WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS. WAVES MAY OVER-TOP
JETTIES AND SEA WALLS. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING AND BEACH
EROSION POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR ELEVATED SURF MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE HIGH ENOUGH TO CAUSE DANGER TO INEXPERIENCED SWIMMERS IN THE
WATER. ELEVATED SURF ALSO FREQUENTLY RESULTS IN STRONG RIP
CURRENTS WHICH CAN DRAG PEOPLE AWAY FROM THE SHORE AND POSSIBLY
RESULT IN DROWNING. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

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