San Diego County Coastal Areas Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Excessive Heat Watch
Issued: 10:01 PM PDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Monday morning
through Tuesday evening...

* temperature... daytime maximums between 98 and 106. Nighttime
minimums in some windier locations could remain in the 70s.

* Impacts... heat related illness is likely for those involved in
strenuous outdoor activity, or those with health conditions
that do not have adequate access to air conditioning. If
untreated, heat illness events could be fatal. Never leave
children or pets inside a parked car!

* Outlook... gradual cooling will likely occur Wednesday and

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat watch means that a prolonged period of very
high temperatures is expected. The very hot weather will create a
dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink
plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of
the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 7:32 PM PDT Oct. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through Sunday

* waves and surf... lowering to 2 to 5 ft tonight with the highest
sets north of Solana Beach. Surf increasing again to 3 to 6 ft
Friday and Saturday.

* Timing... surf decreasing tonight... but a fresh northwest swell
will bring a second surge of elevated surf Friday through

* Impacts... increased risk of ocean drowning from elevated surf
and strong rip currents. Rip currents can pull swimmers and
surfers out to sea. Large breaking waves can wash people off
jetties and rocks... and capsize small boats near shore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.