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Beach Hazard Statement

Statement as of 1:33 AM PDT on May 31, 2016

... Beach hazards statement in effect from 5 am PDT early this
morning through Thursday evening...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a beach
hazards statement for rip currents and large shore break... which
is in effect from 5 am PDT early this morning through Thursday

* Hazards... strong rip currents and large shore break.

* Timing... Tuesday morning through Thursday evening.

* Location... coastline from Sonoma County south through Monterey
County. In particular southwest facing beaches... including but
not limited to... Stinson Beach... Santa Cruz boardwalk beach and
Twin Lakes Beach.

* Potential impacts... strong rip currents can pull even the
strongest swimmers away from shore. Large shore break can result
in serious neck and back injuries.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazard statement for rip currents means that conditions
are present to support a heightened risk of strong rip currents.
Rip currents are typically more frequent and stronger in the
vicinity of jetties... inlets... and piers. Swimmers caught in a rip
current should swim parallel to the coast to escape the rip
current before trying to swim for shore.

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