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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 8:13 PM PDT on March 26, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on March 29, 2015

... Beach hazards statement now in effect through Sunday

* hazards and timing... surf will build to 3 to 6 feet through
Friday on south facing beaches and continue through the weekend.
Frequent strong rip currents... strong long-shore currents and
sneaker waves will be possible during this time. The elevated
surf and strong rip currents may persist through Monday.

* Tides... the next high tide about 4 feet is expected around 4 am
PDT Friday... followed by a low tide around a half foot around
noon PDT.

* Impacts... elevated surf will bring strong rip currents and
long-shore currents to area beaches... along with a risk of
sneaker waves. Long period swell also causes more powerful
surf and a potential for minor beach erosion during times of
high tide.

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.

Record Report

Statement as of 5:40 PM PDT on March 26, 2015

... Preliminary record high temperatures today across southwestern

... Record number of 90-degree days in March extended today for
downtown Los Angeles...

a record high temperature of 77 degrees was set at Sandberg CA
today. This broke the old record of 75 set in 1988.

A record high temperature of 91 degrees was set at Paso Robles
Airport CA today. This broke the old record of 88 set in 1988.

With a high of 92 degrees today at downtown Los Angeles... there
have now been five days in March with highs of 90 or more at this
climate station... extending the monthly record for 90-degree days.
The previous March record was three days of 90 degrees or more set
in March 1997... March 1988 and March 1934.

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