High Tides Produce Flooding Around Coast, NWS Predicts Minor Tidal Conditions FridaySeal Beach residents woke up on Thanksgiving to find parking lots and alleys underwater, while the calm Pacific Ocean lapped below pricey beachfront houses in Malibu, as the normal highest tides of the lunar cycle were even higher than normal.
Residents Brace For High 'King' Tides Resulting From Near-Full Moon, StormHigh tides, starting on Tuesday morning, are expected to be at least two feet higher than usual in what is being identified with the annual tidal pattern, known as the "King" tide.
Newport Beach Scrambles To Hire Lifeguards As Record Beach-Goer Numbers Escape HeatAs temperatures remained more than 10 degrees above normal on Monday, the city of Newport pleaded with off-duty season lifeguards to return and help monitor the masses who escaped the heat at the beach.
Santa Barbara DA's Office Investigating 'Potentially Criminal Statutes' After Oil SpillThe Santa Barbara County District Attorney confirmed Wednesday her office was investigating the large oil spill along the coast of Central California.
High Surf, Dangerous Rip Currents ContinueHigh surf warnings continue Tuesday across the Southern California coast.
High Surf, Strong Currents To Continue Through TuesdayHigh surf and strong currents will continue along the Southern California coast Monday.
Rare Washing Up Of Crustaceans In OC Indicative Of El Nino ConditionsThe rare Pelagic red crabs, which have an anatomy similar to small lobsters and have large, black eyes, have washed up in the thousands in Orange County, creating a rather oceanic odor.
6 Shark Attacks Reported Along Pacific Coast In '14; All In CaliforniaAll six unprovoked shark attacks on humans last year along the Pacific Coast occurred in California, according to researchers.
VIDEO: 2 Men Rescue Teen From Treacherous Surf Off Rancho Palos VerdesTwo men are being called heroes after rescuing a teenager from treacherous surf off the Palos Verdes coast over the weekend.
Manhattan Beach Man Gets Dramatic Video Of Baby Great White SharksThe sharks are not looking for human prey. But pray tell, why so many?
SoCal Lifeguards On Alert After Violent, 'Out Of Control' Waves Strike CoastWind-whipped, turbulent waves represented conditions all along the south-facing stretches of Zuma and Surfrider beaches, according to lifeguards.
Gray Whales Display Mating Behavior In Rare Sighting Near Dana PointWhale watchers Sunday saw a rare display of affection and mating behavior between two gray whales two miles off the coast of Dana Point.