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high surf
Los Angeles County, CA

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* SURF...5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM BREAKERS UP TO 10 FEET ALONG
EXPOSED SOUTH FACING SHORES. THE SURF WILL PEAK THIS EVENING AND
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* LOCATION...SURF HEIGHTS WILL VARY AT DIFFERENT BEACHES AS WELL
AS AT THE SAME BEACH. THE LOCATIONS THAT ARE EXPOSED TO A SOUTH
SWELL INCLUDE ZUMA...MALIBU...AND CABRILLO IN LOS ANGELES
COUNTY...AND POINT MUGU AND PORT HUENEME IN VENTURA COUNTY. THE
LARGEST SURF IS EXPECTED IN THE VICINITY OF PORT HUENEME AND
ZUMA.

* IMPACTS...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG SHORE CURRENTS WILL
CREATE DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR
INEXPERIENCED SWIMMERS. SNEAKER WAVES CAN BRING UNEXPECTEDLY
LARGE WAVES ACROSS ROCKS AND JETTIES NEAR THE WATERS EDGE.

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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Orange County, CA

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT SUNDAY...

* SURF...4 TO 7 FEET...WITH ISOLATED SETS TO 8 FEET ON SOUTHERLY
FACING BEACHES.

* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HIGH SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR INEXPERIENCED
SWIMMERS.

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.

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