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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 5:03 PM PDT on April 29, 2016


... Beach hazards statement in effect from Saturday morning
through Sunday evening...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued
a beach hazards statement for elevated surf and strong
rip currents... which is in effect from Saturday morning through
Sunday evening.

* Hazards... surf building to 3 to 5 feet Saturday... and to 3 to 6
feet on Sunday... with strong rip currents and longshore
currents.

* Impacts... there is an increased risk of ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Sneaker
waves can suddenly wash people off of beaches and rock jetties.

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.



Smith/gomberg



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:49 PM PDT on April 29, 2016


... Wind reports past 3 hours...

Location speed time/date elevation

... Santa Barbara County central coast...
Lompoc (4 ssw) 39 mph 0721 PM 04/29 1528 ft
pt. Conception lighthouse 39 mph 0806 PM 04/29 24 ft
Jalama beach 35 mph 0812 PM 04/29 29 ft

... Santa Barbara County mountains...
Montecito hills 36 mph 0847 PM 04/29 1619 ft
Refugio hills 48 mph 0706 PM 04/29 1466 ft
San Marcos Pass 43 mph 0708 PM 04/29 1489 ft

... Santa Barbara South Coast...
Gaviota upr 42 mph 0900 PM 04/29 88 ft

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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