|K6BPM - AU816 - KCASANTA129 - Upper East Riviera - Santa Barbara, CA
Local Weather Exchange®
Full Advisory Text
Warning Description: Beach Hazard Statement
Warning Date: 6:11 am PDT on March 26, 2015
WarningSum:...Beach Hazards Statement Remains In Effect From Late Tonight
Through Sunday Afternoon...
Warning Message:* hazards and timing...surf will build to 4 to 7 feet by Friday
afternoon on south facing beaches and continue through the
weekend. Frequent strong rip currents...strong long-shore
currents and sneaker waves will be possible during this time.
The elevated surf and strong rip currents may persist through
* 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
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.