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Dangerous surf

Yesterday there were 100 rescues off Huntington Beach due to the high rough surf conditions. Conditions are the same today. Life Guards are warning visitors to stay out of the water. It's a good day for walking or biking on the beach path.

Laguna Beach, CA
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reviews: 15
1. Re: Dangerous surf

Dangerous surf? :) Ah heck no, that is called "surfs up", the rescues are all the inlanders who think the ocean is just water like you shower in.

Shoulder high with occassional 7ft, 65 degree water.... that is about as good as it gets... not too big, not too small.

Midwest
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reviews: 61
2. Re: Dangerous surf

I know Im getting old or spending too much time in Hawaii, but I remember CA South swells with much better shape The inconsistent shape and size did allow me to score some of the better waves from the younger crowd by sheer luck

Laguna Beach, CA
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3. Re: Dangerous surf

"I know Im getting old or spending too much time in Hawaii"

Head to San O where the point mellows out the south swells or maybe Doheny.

Midwest
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4. Re: Dangerous surf

Doheny was great!! but that was 50 years ago...before the Harbor destroyed one of the best breaks of all time

I was on the N side of SC pier

Huntington Beach
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for Huntington Beach
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5. Re: Dangerous surf

Labor Day Weekend Stats:

Seal Beach

125 rescues

16 medical aides

1 major medical aid, cervical neck injury

4 boat rescues.

Bolsa Chica and Huntington State Beach:

279 rescues

937 preventative actions

5 major medicals

74 minor medicals

13 lost persons

Huntington City Beach:

424 rescues

6,043 preventative actions

32 medical aids

1,014 law enforcement warnings

16,435 public contacts

Newport Beach

296 rescues

208 medical aids

14 major medical aids

290 public contacts

Laguna Beach

502 rescues

11,000 prevents

20,000 public contacts

600 minor medical aids

15 advanced life support

San Clemente:

113 rescues

2,411 preventive actions

19 first aid

341 ordinance/law enforcements

Edited: 7:35 pm, September 06, 2012
Huntington Beach...
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6. Re: Dangerous surf

Wow!

I'm not sure I believe those Laguna Beach statistics.

Huntington Beach
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7. Re: Dangerous surf

http://beach.orangecounty.com/

Edited: 9:25 pm, September 06, 2012
8. Re: Dangerous surf

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