Santa Barbara County South Coast Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 7:55 PM PST on November 26, 2015

...Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Friday morning...

* hazards...minor tidal overflow is possible around the time of the high tide Friday morning. Dangerous rip currents and elevated surf are also possible.

* 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. A high tide around 7.2 feet will occur at Santa Barbara Harbor at 938 am PST.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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