Weather Alerts for Los Angeles

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Surf Advisory  HIGH SURF ADVISORY   High Surf Advisory
LOS ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands - Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles - Ventura County Coast
Effective: Sun, 3/24 6:08am Updated: Sun, 3/24 10:34am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 3/24 9:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
* SURF...Breakers of 4 to 7 feet with local sets to 8 feet around
the Ventura Harbor will slowly subside through this evening.
Surf will be highest on exposed west facing beaches.
* IMPACTS...There is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Large
breaking waves can cause injury...wash people off beaches and
rocks...and capsize small boats near shore.

Information:
A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area...producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught
in a rip current, relax and float. Don`t swim against the
current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If
unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help.