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

Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 15:07 PDT le 28 Mars 2015

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Sunday

* hazards and timing... surf will range from 3 to 5 feet through
Sunday. Frequent strong rip currents and strong long-shore
currents are likely this weekend.

* Tides... the lower high tide is expected to occur each evening
with the higher high tide occurring each early morning 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
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.

Record Report
Statement as of 1:38 PM PDT on March 28, 2015

... Record high temperatures set in southwestern CA...

a record high temperature of 77 degrees was set at Sandberg CA
today. This breaks the old record of 76 set in 1969.

A record high temperature of 84 degrees was set at Lancaster CA
today. This ties the old record of 84 set in 1966.

A record high temperature of 85 degrees was set at Palmdale CA
today. This breaks the old record of 82 set in 1986.

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