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Weather Alert
Beach Hazard Statement

Los Angeles, CA

Clear
81°F
86° High | 67° Low
Clear
Updated: 1 hour ago
Wednesday's forecast: Sunny. High 83F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
0% chance of precipitation
0 inches of rainfall the past hour
56% relative humidity
10.0 miles visibility
Wind: Variable at 5 mph
UV Index: 12 out of 16
Air Quality: Moderate
Sunrise: 5:44 AM
Sunset: 8:08 PM
Today is forecast to be Much Warmer than yesterday.
7-Day Weather Forecast for 90012
Wednesday, 29
Clear
86 | 67 °
Clear
Chance of
Precipitation
0%
Thursday, 30
Clear
81 | 64 °
Clear
Chance of
Precipitation
0%
Friday, 1
Clear
79 | 62 °
Clear
Chance of
Precipitation
0%
Saturday, 2
Clear
76 | 60 °
Clear
Chance of
Precipitation
0%
Sunday, 3
Clear
77 | 61 °
Clear
Chance of
Precipitation
0%
Monday, 4
Clear
79 | 61 °
Clear
Chance of
Precipitation
0%
Tuesday, 5
Clear
79 | 62 °
Clear
Chance of
Precipitation
0%
Wednesday, 6
Clear
77 | 62 °
Clear
Chance of
Precipitation
0%
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Moon Phase
Today
Waning Crescent
Jul. 04
New
Jul. 12
First Quarter
Jul. 19
Full
Jul. 26
Last Quarter
Moonrise: 1:54 AM
Moonset: 3:10 PM
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Beach Hazard Statement


Statement as of 4:42 am PDT on June 29, 2016


... Beach hazards statement remains in effect from noon PDT today
through Friday evening...

* hazards... surf building to 3 to 5 feet this afternoon and to 4
to 6 feet or higher on Thursday. Powerful breakers are expected
due to the long period of the swell... along with strong rip
currents and longshore currents. Sneaker waves will also be
possible during this time.

* Locations... the highest surf will be on south to southwest
facing beaches. Strong currents will affect south to west
facing beaches.

* 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 rocks and jetties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats to beach and
surf zone safety are expected or dangerous rip currents and waves
are expected due to elevated surf.Dangerous rip currents and
waves are expected due to elevated surf.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.



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