Laguna Beach Winter Storms Warnings Thursday January 19 2017

Laguna Beach SandBags Courtesy of LagunaBeachCity.net
Laguna Beach SandBags Courtesy of LagunaBeachCity.net

The City of Laguna Beach is expected to be impacted by a series of three (3) winter storms Thursday, January 19, 2017, through Monday, January 23, 2017, which will bring intermittent periods of heavy rain, high surf, and potential flooding. Continue reading “Laguna Beach Winter Storms Warnings Thursday January 19 2017”

South OC Beaches Rain Days Thursday December 15 2016

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South OC Beaches Storm Front is expected to arrive in the form of light showers around 7:00pm Thursday December 15 2016.
Heavy rain is expected throughout the night into the Friday December 16 2016 morning hours.
South OC Beaches highs on Thursday December 15 2016 are expected to reach 62 Degrees.

A Rain Day is a great day to read!

South OC Beaches has all the info on local Book Clubs! Continue reading “South OC Beaches Rain Days Thursday December 15 2016”

Laguna Beach Storm Preparation Community Workshop

Laguna Beach courtesy of www.karinhorlick.com
Laguna Beach courtesy of http://www.karinhorlick.com

Laguna Beach Storm Preparation Community Workshop is Thursday November 5 2015.

The City of Laguna Beach invites you to join them for an informative storm preparation workshop from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Susi Q Center located at 380 Third Street.

This is a Laguna Beach Free Event and the public is encourage to attend. Continue reading “Laguna Beach Storm Preparation Community Workshop”

Coastal Hazard Alert for South OC Beaches Today

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Aliso Creek Beach Photo Courtesy of Karin Horlick

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Coastal Hazard Alert for South Facing Beaches in Orange County this morning. Elevated Surf and Strong Rip Currents are possible. Minor Tidal Flooding is possible during High Tide.
A 4 TO 6 FOOT SOUTHERLY SWELL WITH 10-12 SECOND PERIOD WILL
ARRIVE ALONG SOUTH FACING BEACHES FROM TROPICAL CYCLONE NORBERT.
THIS SWELL WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCAL MINOR TIDAL
FLOODING AT TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. THE ELEVATED SURF AND LARGE TIDAL
SWINGS WILL MEAN STRONG RIP AND LONG SHORE CURRENTS AT AREA
BEACHES. SWELL AND SURF WILL DECREASE AFTER LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
WAVES AND SURF…4 TO 6 FEET WITH LOCAL SETS OF 7 TO 8 FEET ON
FAVORED SOUTH FACING BEACHES OF ORANGE COUNTY
DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS…ESPECIALLY FOR INEXPERIENCED SWIMMERS. LOCAL MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING BEACH AREAS POSSIBLE DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE TODAY.
A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THREATS SUCH AS STRONG RIP CURRENTS…ELEVATED SURF HEIGHTS…MINOR TIDAL OVERFLOW…OR LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE AT LOCAL BEACHES. OBEY POSTED WARNING SIGNS AND FLAGS AND TALK TO A LIFEGUARD BEFORE SWIMMING. USE CAUTION WHEN IN OR NEAR THE WATER AND ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.
For more information please link to NWS