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: Tue 5:17 am Updated: Tue 11:58 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu 10:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
.A SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL BRING AN INCREASING RISK OF STRONG RIP
CURRENTS TO AREA BEACHES TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH HIGH SURF
ON SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THE
STRONG RIP CURRENTS MAY PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY.
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO
10 PM PDT THURSDAY...
* SURF AND HAZARDS...WAVES WILL BUILD TO 3 T0 5 FEET TODAY AND TO
4 TO 7 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 8 FEET WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.
STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...AND
MAY CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY.
* LOCATIONS...THE HIGHEST SURF WILL BE ON SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
FACING BEACHES. STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS MAY
AFFECT SOUTH TO WEST FACING BEACHES.
* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. RIP
CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. SNEAKER
WAVES CAN SUDDENLY WASH PEOPLE OFF OF BEACHES AND ROCK
JETTIES. THE COMBINATION OF SURF AND HIGH TIDES COULD GENERATE
MINOR BEACH EROSION AND MINOR FLOODING OF COASTAL WALKWAYS.

Information:
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.
REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.
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.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
LOS ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Antelope Valley - Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands - Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles - Los Angeles County Mountains excluding the Santa Monica Range - San Luis Obispo County Mountains - Santa Barbara County Mountains - Santa Clarita Valley - Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area - Ventura County Coast - Ventura County Coastal Valleys - Ventura County Interior Valleys - Ventura County Mountains
Effective: Tue 9:54 am Updated: Tue 11:58 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu 10:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...RECORD HEAT EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA EARLY NEXT
WEEK...
A STRONG AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BUILD IN ACROSS SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA SATURDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...WHILE ONSHORE FLOW
WEAKENS AND TURNS NORTHERLY. VERY WARM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON
SATURDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE 90S ACROSS VALLEYS AND AROUND 100
DEGREES FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY. TEMPERATURES ARE THEN EXPECTED
SOAR INTO THE TRIPLE DIGITS NEARLY EVERYWHERE AWAY FROM THE
IMMEDIATE COAST ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY WITH ONLY LITTLE RELIEF GOING
THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. SEVERAL DAILY AND MONTHLY RECORDS
WILL BE THREATENED.
DURING THE PEAK OF THIS HEAT WAVE...HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE
PROJECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN 105 TO 112 ACROSS THE VALLEY
AREAS...LOWER MOUNTAIN ELEVATIONS AND THE ANTELOPE VALLEY. COASTAL
AREAS WILL ALSO BE WELL ABOVE NORMAL IN THE HIGH LIKELIHOOD OF
THE MARINE LAYER DISSAPTING...AND INLAND COASTAL AREAS LIKE
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES SHOULD EXCEED 100 DEGREES. THE SANTA BARBARA
SOUTH COAST COULD ALSO HIT TRIPLE DIGITS WITH GUSTY SUNDOWNER
WINDS.
ABOVE NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY RANGE IN THE UPPER 60S
AND 70S ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY...AND EVENINGS WILL REMAIN WARM.
PEOPLE SHOULD BEGIN TO PLAN FOR THE HEAT EXPECTED TO BEGIN THIS
WEEKEND AND THEN CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEK. STAY HYDRATED BY
DRINKING PLENTY OF WATER. AVOID BEING OUTSIDE DURING THE WARMEST
PART OF THE DAY. IF WORKING OUTSIDE...WORK WITH A BUDDY AND TAKE
FREQUENT BREAKS. PROVIDE WATER AND SHELTER FOR ANIMALS. CHECK ON
FAMILY...FRIENDS...NEIGHBORS AND ANIMALS. ALSO REMEMBER TO NEVER
EVER LEAVE CHILDREN...PETS AND THE ELDERLY UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES...EVEN WITH THE WINDOWS DOWN.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
LOS ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Cuyama Valley - Los Angeles County San Fernando Valley - Los Angeles County San Gabriel Valley - San Luis Obispo County Central Coast - San Luis Obispo County Interior Valleys - Santa Barbara County Central Coast - Santa Barbara County South Coast - Santa Ynez Valley
Effective: Tue 9:54 am Updated: Tue 11:58 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue 8:00 pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...RECORD HEAT EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA EARLY NEXT
WEEK...
A STRONG AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BUILD IN ACROSS SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA SATURDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...WHILE ONSHORE FLOW
WEAKENS AND TURNS NORTHERLY. VERY WARM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON
SATURDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE 90S ACROSS VALLEYS AND AROUND 100
DEGREES FOR THE ANTELOPE VALLEY. TEMPERATURES ARE THEN EXPECTED
SOAR INTO THE TRIPLE DIGITS NEARLY EVERYWHERE AWAY FROM THE
IMMEDIATE COAST ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY WITH ONLY LITTLE RELIEF GOING
THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. SEVERAL DAILY AND MONTHLY RECORDS
WILL BE THREATENED.
DURING THE PEAK OF THIS HEAT WAVE...HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE
PROJECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN 105 TO 112 ACROSS THE VALLEY
AREAS...LOWER MOUNTAIN ELEVATIONS AND THE ANTELOPE VALLEY. COASTAL
AREAS WILL ALSO BE WELL ABOVE NORMAL IN THE HIGH LIKELIHOOD OF
THE MARINE LAYER DISSAPTING...AND INLAND COASTAL AREAS LIKE
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES SHOULD EXCEED 100 DEGREES. THE SANTA BARBARA
SOUTH COAST COULD ALSO HIT TRIPLE DIGITS WITH GUSTY SUNDOWNER
WINDS.
ABOVE NORMAL LOW TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY RANGE IN THE UPPER 60S
AND 70S ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY...AND EVENINGS WILL REMAIN WARM.
PEOPLE SHOULD BEGIN TO PLAN FOR THE HEAT EXPECTED TO BEGIN THIS
WEEKEND AND THEN CONTINUE INTO NEXT WEEK. STAY HYDRATED BY
DRINKING PLENTY OF WATER. AVOID BEING OUTSIDE DURING THE WARMEST
PART OF THE DAY. IF WORKING OUTSIDE...WORK WITH A BUDDY AND TAKE
FREQUENT BREAKS. PROVIDE WATER AND SHELTER FOR ANIMALS. CHECK ON
FAMILY...FRIENDS...NEIGHBORS AND ANIMALS. ALSO REMEMBER TO NEVER
EVER LEAVE CHILDREN...PETS AND THE ELDERLY UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES...EVEN WITH THE WINDOWS DOWN.

Beach Hazards Statement  BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT   Beach Hazards Statement
LOS ANGELES

Areas Affected:
Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands - Los Angeles County Coast including Downtown Los Angeles - Ventura County Coast
Effective: Tue 5:17 am Updated: Tue 11:58 am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed 6:00 am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
.A SOUTHERLY SWELL WILL BRING AN INCREASING RISK OF STRONG RIP
CURRENTS TO AREA BEACHES TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH HIGH SURF
ON SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. THE
STRONG RIP CURRENTS MAY PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY.
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO
10 PM PDT THURSDAY...
* SURF AND HAZARDS...WAVES WILL BUILD TO 3 T0 5 FEET TODAY AND TO
4 TO 7 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS TO 8 FEET WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY.
STRONG RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...AND
MAY CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY.
* LOCATIONS...THE HIGHEST SURF WILL BE ON SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
FACING BEACHES. STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS MAY
AFFECT SOUTH TO WEST FACING BEACHES.
* IMPACTS...THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING. RIP
CURRENTS CAN PULL SWIMMERS AND SURFERS OUT TO SEA. SNEAKER
WAVES CAN SUDDENLY WASH PEOPLE OFF OF BEACHES AND ROCK
JETTIES. THE COMBINATION OF SURF AND HIGH TIDES COULD GENERATE
MINOR BEACH EROSION AND MINOR FLOODING OF COASTAL WALKWAYS.

Information:
A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.
REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.
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.