Rip Currents

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Wild Weather Brings Storms To Parts Of SoCal, But Scorching Heat And Rip Currents To Others

Heavy downpour pummeled the High Desert and Antelope Valley, while Venice and Newport beaches experienced dangerous rip currents and scorching heat as wild weather struck Southern California.

07/29/2015

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Lifeguards Warn Of Strong Rip Currents At LA Beaches

Lifeguards warned the public on Wednesday of dangerous rip currents that have formed along the coast of Los Angeles County beaches.

07/29/2015

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Tropical Storm Dolores Off Coast Of Mexico To Churn Up Big Waves In SoCal

Beach-goers are being warned this weekend as Tropical Storm Dolores is expected to bring big waves, dangerous rip currents, and even lightning to the Southern California coast.

07/17/2015

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Cool Temperatures Result In Low Beach Attendance On Memorial Day

One year ago, on Memorial Day 2014, the roads and highways were absolutely jammed with people looking to escape the heat by spending their holiday at LA’s beaches.

This year produced a different story.

05/25/2015

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High Surf, Dangerous Rip Currents Continue

High surf warnings continue Tuesday across the Southern California coast.

05/05/2015

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High Surf, Strong Currents To Continue Through Tuesday

High surf and strong currents will continue along the Southern California coast Monday.

05/04/2015

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Record-Breaking Heat Sends Crowds To Southland Beaches

The August-like weather sent crowds to the Southland’s beaches on Saturday, creating traffic jams and extra work for lifeguards, whose staffing remains at winter levels.

03/14/2015

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High Surf Advisory In Effect For L.A., Orange Counties

Waves of up to 8 feet are expected to pound Los Angeles and Orange county shores Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

02/09/2015

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Dangerous Rip Currents Forecast For Southern California Beaches

There’s a “high risk” of dangerous rip currents in Southern California starting about 10 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

12/24/2014

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Southland Lifeguards On High Alert As Many Flock To The Beach To Beat The Heat

Dangerous rip currents were a concern for officials Wednesday as many people were flocking to the beach to avoid the record heat.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2014

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Beachgoers Warned About Dangerous Rip Currents During July 4 Weekend

Lifeguards are warning Southland beachgoers about the potential for dangerous rip currents during the holiday weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2014

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High Surf Advisory Issued Through Wednesday

A high surf advisory was in effect Tuesday for many Southland beaches, the National Weather Service said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/21/2014

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Rip Currents Pose Risk Along SoCal Coastline

Authorities are warning of dangerous rip currents at beaches along the coastline of Southern and Central California.

09/03/2012