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Leimert Park, CA Area Weather Advisories

Beach Hazards Statement

Issued: Saturday, March 28, 3:07 pm PDT
Expires: Sunday, March 29, 4:00 pm PDT

ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

A MIXED LONG PERIOD SWELL FROM THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE AND WEST- NORTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH TONIGHT.

BEACHGOERS SHOULD EXPECTED ELEVATED SURF AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY BE MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER THAN USUAL, AND THERE WILL BE LOCAL LONG-SHORE CURRENTS AS WELL.

THERE WILL BE LONG LULLS BETWEEN THE LARGER WAVES AND BEACH GOERS SHOULD AVOID WALKING ON ROCKS OR JETTIES NEAR THE WATERS EDGE AND NEVER TURN YOUR BACK ON THE OCEAN.

BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* HAZARDS AND TIMING, SURF WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 5 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY.

FREQUENT STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRONG LONG-SHORE CURRENTS ARE LIKELY THIS WEEKEND.

* TIDES, THE LOWER HIGH TIDE IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR EACH EVENING WITH THE HIGHER HIGH TIDE OCCURRING EACH EARLY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY.

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.