Seal Beach and Sunset Beach avoid flooding Wednesday morning; sand berm already under construction provided protection

SEAL BEACH– Coastal locations in Seal Coastline and also Sundown Beach left substantial waves and problems Wednesday early morning, according to officials.

Lt. Chris Pierce of Seal Beach’s Marine Security Division said since 10 a.m. there was no flooding along the beach or in surrounding parking area, businesses as well as homes.

“We haven’t seen anything come up to the sea wall,” he claimed.

Coastal areas in Seal Coastline then Sundown Beach could be especially prone to flooding through Thursday, the National Weather Service stated in an advisory.

Together, work started Monday to build a sand berm regarding 10 to 15 feet high and also half mile long on the beach from Main Street to Dolphin Road in anticipation of high tide throughout cold weather.

“We are in great form,” Pierce stated. “With the hefty equipment and job we have actually done, it will take care of any kind of concerns that could take place from this occasion.”

A coastal flood advisory holds along numerous coastlines, authorities claimed, with Orange Region’s consultatory in result till 9 p.m. Thursday. Forecasters said to anticipate the optimal waves– greater than 7 feet high– from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday.

These locations could perhaps experience “small flooding of low-lying locations along the beach … including coastline car park and also potentially adjacent streets,” a National Climate Service declaration stated.

Strong rip currents are likewise expected, particularly on Thursday. The waves and surf are expected to decrease Friday.

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