San Diego County Coastal Areas Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 2:19 PM PDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect through Thursday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a beach
hazards statement... which is in effect through Thursday
afternoon.

* Surf... 3 to 5 feet with sets up to 7 feet. The highest surf will
be on exposed south facing beaches north of del Mar.

* Timing... through Thursday.

* Impacts... strong rip and longshore currents will create
hazardous swimming conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as strong
rip currents... elevated surf heights... minor tidal overflow... or
lightning are possible at local beaches. Obey posted warning
signs and flags and talk to a lifeguard before swimming. Use
caution when in or near the water and always swim near a
lifeguard.