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Leimert Park, CA Area Weather Advisories

Beach Hazards Statement

Issued: Sunday, May 24, 5:08 am PDT
Expires: Monday, May 25, 8:00 pm PDT

STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONG SHORE CURRENTS EXPECTED ALONG SOUTH FACING BEACHES TODAY THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

AN INCREASING SOUTHERLY SWELL WITH A LONG PERIOD BETWEEN 16 TO 19 SECONDS WILL BRING AN INCREASING RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TO THE COASTAL WATERS OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES THIS MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* WAVES AND SURF, SURF BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT WITH LOCAL SETS TO 5 FEET ACROSS FAVORED SOUTH FACING BEACHES.

TIMING:
SWELL AND SURF INCREASING THIS MORNING, THEN PEAKING MONDAY MORNING.

SURF AND THE LONG PERIOD SWELLS WILL START TO SUBSIDE EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* POTENTIAL IMPACTS, HAZARDOUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS DUE TO FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS.

PEOPLE IN THE SURF ZONE MAY BE SWEPT OFF THEIR FEET AND PULLED OUT TO SEA.

IF YOU DO GO INTO THE WATERS, SWIM AT GUARDED BEACHES AND HEED THE ADVICE OF THE BEACH PATROL.

IF CAUGHT IN THE SEAWARD PULL OF A RIP CURRENT DO NOT ATTEMPT TO MOVE DIRECTLY TOWARD SHORE.

INSTEAD, MOVE SIDEWAYS ACROSS THE RIP CURRENT UNTIL THE PULL EASES.