Severe Weather Alerts - Hawthorne , CA
High Surf Advisory
High Surf Advisory in effect until Sunday, 9:00 PM PST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST SUNDAY...
* SURF...building to 5 to 7 feet with local max sets to 8 feet
tonight then continue through Sunday before subsiding to below
7 feet Sunday evening. Highest surf will be on west- facing
beaches. Strong and dangerous rip currents are expected through
the weekend. Minor coastal flooding will also be possible around
the 610 AM high tide Saturday morning, and around the 700 AM
high tide Sunday morning.
* IMPACTS...There is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can cause injury...wash people off beaches and
rocks...and capsize small boats near shore.
A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. 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.