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National Weather Service:
Beach Hazard Statement

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Current Conditions
Updated: 4:56 PM PDT on October 20, 2014
Scattered Clouds San Francisco: 70°
Scattered Clouds
Wind: 15 mph from the West
Dew Point: 56 °F
Pressure: 29.98 in
Humidity: 61%
Visibility: 10.0 miles

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5-Day Weather Forecast for ZIP Code 94101
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
Chance of Rain Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy Partly Cloudy
Chance of Rain Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy Partly Cloudy
73° | 55° 70° | 57° 73° | 59° 73° | 59° 73° | 57°

Forecast as of 2:00 PM PDT on October 20, 2014

Beach hazards statement in effect through late Tuesday night...
Monday
Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 73F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 55F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 70F. Winds from the West at 5 to 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear in the evening, then overcast. Low of 57F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 20 mph.
Wednesday
Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 73F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Overcast. Low of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy. High of 73F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Friday
Partly cloudy. High of 73F. Winds from the South at 5 to 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 57F. Breezy. Winds from the South at 20 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.
Saturday
Clear. High of 72F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear. Low of 54F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly cloudy. High of 73F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear. Low of 54F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 15 mph.
Monday
Partly cloudy. High of 70F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Clear. Low of 57F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 68F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 59F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy. High of 64F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear. Low of 55F. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Clear. High of 64F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear. Low of 54F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 20 mph.
Friday
Clear. High of 63F. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph.

 
Air Pollution Forecast for San Francisco
  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
YesterdayGoodOZONE
YesterdayGoodPM2.5
CurrentGoodOZONE
CurrentGoodPM2.5
MonGood PM2.5
TueGood OZONE
WedGood PM2.5
ThuGood PM2.5
FriGood PM2.5
SatGood PM2.5
Astronomy
Sunrise:07:22 AM (PDT) Moon Rise:04:19 AM (PDT)10/20
Sunset:06:25 PM (PDT) Moon Set:04:48 PM (PDT)10/20
Moon Phase
Oct. 20 Oct. 23 Oct. 30 Nov. 06 Nov. 14
Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 2:09 PM PDT on October 20, 2014

... Beach hazards statement now in effect through late Tuesday
night...

* location... coastline from Sonoma County south through Monterey
County. In particular west and northwest facing beaches...
including but not limited to... Ocean Beach... Montara State
Beach... Half Moon Bay state beach... Manresa State Beach and
Marina state beach.

* Timing... through Tuesday night.

* Impacts... large breakers with increased risk of rip currents
and sneaker waves.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A beach hazard statement for rip currents means that conditions
are present to support a heightened risk of strong rip currents.
Rip currents are typically more frequent and stronger in the
vicinity of jetties... inlets... and piers. Swimmers caught in a
rip current should swim parallel to the coast to escape the rip
current before trying to swim for shore. Swimmers should always
swim near a lifeguard.

A beach hazard statement for sneaker waves means that conditions
are present to support a heightened risk of unsuspecting beach
goers being swept into the sea by a wave. People walking along
the beach should never turn their back to the sea. Fisherman
should avoid fishing from rocks or jetties.

Please visit the following website to share your thoughts on the
new beach hazards statement...

Http://www.Weather.Gov/survey/NWS-survey.Php?Code=chmbhs.






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