Lifeguards say a south swell brought powerful currents to L.A. County beaches, resulting in a rescue effort just south of the Venice Pier around 3 p.m.
Nearly half a million fans will converge on Huntington Beach for the U.S. Open of Surfing.
Surf champions and local heroes were among those who hung loose on a custom built, 42-foot board off Huntington Beach on Saturday.
Today, a few of the gems on display at the Surfing Heritage & Cultural Center in San Clemente are headed East to be permanently displayed at the Smithsonian Institution.
High surf warnings continue Tuesday across the Southern California coast.
High surf and strong currents will continue along the Southern California coast Monday.
A large swell is coming from the south, hitting Orange County beaches with 8-10-foot waves, a lifeguard to CBS2/KCAL9.
Waves as high as 6 to 8 feet were expected to roll in during a high surf advisory issued by the National Weather Service, which will be in effect until 9 p.m. Tuesday.
The incident occurred near the 2100 block of South Ocean Front Walk.
The tragedy, the first on-duty lifeguard lost in the department’s 100-year history, weighs heavily on Carlson’s family.
Two men are being called heroes after rescuing a teenager from treacherous surf off the Palos Verdes coast over the weekend.
Newport Beach is coping with tragedy Monday, one day after the community was struck with the loss of a popular lifeguard on duty.
For generations of wave riders, south Orange County beaches have been a big attraction all the way from Newport Beach to Laguna.
“The waves came roaring in here like a freight train,” said Austin McCann.
Family members and colleagues are stunned by the unexpected death of well-known surf clothing designer Lian Murray.