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Latest Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Messages by KLOX
Issued 11/23/2015 1:05 PM US/Pacific.
Valid through 11/27/2015 12:00 PM US/Pacific.
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santa barbara county south coast-
214 am pst thu nov 26 2015
...beach hazards statement remains in effect through friday
* hazards...minor tidal overflow is possible around the time of
the morning high tide each day through friday. dangerous rip
currents and elevated surf are also expected.
* impacts...increased beach erosion is likely. strong rip
currents and breaking waves on rock jetties will make beach
related activities hazardous.
* tides...the actual tides have been running almost one foot
above the predicted tides. tide heights given below have taken
this into consideration.
santa barbara harbor predicted high tides:
thursday: 7.4 feet at 857 am pst. friday: 7.2 feet at 938 am pst.
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.