SoCal beachgoers warned of dangerous high tides Sunday

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (KABC) -- Southern Californians headed to the beach on Sunday are being warned to watch out for potentially dangerous high tides.

A beach hazard statement has been issued for coastal areas in Los Angeles, Ventura and Orange counties from 7 a.m. through midnight, according to the National Weather Service.

A high tide of about 7 feet is expected to hit anywhere between 7 and 9 p.m., experts say.

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Beach erosion and tidal overflow are also possible.

The strong waves have been ongoing throughout the weekend. Lifeguards in Santa Monica said they rescued 75 people on Saturday alone.

A beach hazard statement is issued when threats to beach and surf zone areas are expected. Caution should be used when in or near water, according to the NWS.
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