...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY
EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
* HAZARDS...Strong rip currents and elevated surf of 3-6 feet is
expected mainly on beaches with south exposure.
* TIMING...Wednesday evening through Friday evening.
* IMPACTS...There is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Sneaker
waves can suddenly wash people off of beaches and rock
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.