Beach Hazard Statement:
- ...Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this evening...
- hazards...strong rip currents can be expected at south facing beaches including Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County...and at Jalama and Point Sal beaches in Santa Barbara County. They can be particularly dangerous near a jetty or pier. There could be some local beach erosion as well.
- Impacts...ocean activities may potentially be dangerous for anyone. Beach erosion is expected at times of high tide. 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.