Weather Alerts for Camarillo

Issued by the National Weather Service

Beach Hazards Statement  BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT   Beach Hazards Statement
CAMARILLO

Areas Affected:
Ventura County Coast
Effective: Sat, 8/18 10:24am Updated: Sat, 8/18 3:01pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 8/18 9:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...
* HAZARDS...Strong rip currents and surf of 3 to 6 feet mainly on
south facing beaches with max sets to 7 feet.
* TIMING...Through this evening.
* IMPACTS...There is an increased risk for ocean drowning. Rip
currents can pull swimmers and surfers out to sea. Sneaker
waves can suddenly wash people off of beaches and rock
jetties.

Information:
A Beach Hazards Statement is issued when threats such as rip
currents... longshore currents... sneaker waves and other hazards
create life-threatening conditions in the surf zone. Swim near a
lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. Don`t
swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following
the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or
wave for help.