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SAN DIEGO – Strong rip and longshore currents will cause dangerous swimming conditions at San Diego County beaches through Thursday.

According to the National Weather Service, a south swell will generate 3 to 6 foot surf with isolated sets up to 8 feet. Surf will be highest in Orange County and northern San Diego County.

High tide will reach 6.4 feet Wednesday evening, 6.8 feet Thursday and 7.2 feet Friday.

The surf is expected to diminish late Thursday and Friday.