The National Weather Service is warning Southern Californians to watch out for flash floods and strong surf because of a Pacific hurricane that is churning north up the Mexican coast.
High surf, rip currents and minor coastal flooding will continue Thursday for a third straight day due to huge swells from Tropical Storm Marie off the coast of Mexico.
He appeared in more than a dozen surf movies and did a turn as a surfing coach for a 1964 episode of the TV drama “Dr. Kildare.”
The waves are big and spectacular. But also dangerous.
“The waves came roaring in here like a freight train,” said Austin McCann.
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High surf was causing some problems along the coast in the city of Ventura, authorities said Friday.
A high surf advisory was in effect Tuesday for many Southland beaches, the National Weather Service said.
Ecologists sought the public’s help Wednesday as big waves and extremely high tides were set to hit Southern California beaches.
Some Long Beach and O.C. residents are preparing for another day of ankle-deep seawater in low-lying coastal communities as unusually high “king tides” pulled the Pacific farther ashore than normal Thursday.
The storm systems hitting California this weekend are expected to bring big swells to some Orange County beaches.
Authorities are warning of dangerous rip currents at beaches along the coastline of Southern and Central California.
More high surf is expected through Monday along the Southern California coastline.
A high surf advisory is still in effect Saturday.
If you have plans to head to the beach this Labor Day weekend, make sure there’s a lifeguard on duty wherever you plant your towel.