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Winter Rain Storm & High Surf Advisory Information for LA County’s December 12th Storm

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{HIGH SURF ADVISORY} issued by the National Weather Service for West facing LA County Beaches effective until Saturday 12/13 @ 3pm. Full High Surf Advisory details: here

The forecast is calling for a W/WNW Ground swell in the 8-12ft range  to build in Thursday evening and continue through Saturday afternoon then fade Sunday. Minor costal flooding is possible at the high tides and very strong Rip Currents are likeley along all L.A. County beaches. Large rogue waves can topple over coastal rocks, jetties and beaches likely causing beach erosion. Please use caution while visiting the beach and always check in with a Lifeguard before ANY ocean activities. Read More

Memorial Service for Ocean Lifeguard Specialist Tom Barnett

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Our Department mourns the loss of Ocean Lifeguard Specialist (OLS) Tom Barnett, who passed away on October 15 at the age of 61, following a short-term illness. OLS Barnett had 32 years of dedicated service as an Ocean Lifeguard with the State of California and the County of Los Angeles. We coordially invite all to come and join the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Lifeguard Division as we celebrate the life of Tom Barnett at the following event:

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, November 16, 2014, beginning at 10:00 a.m. 

Service held at:

Los Angeles County Fire Department Lifeguard Southern Section Headquarters

1200 The Strand
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

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