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Flash-Flood Watch Issued Sunday For San Bernardino, Riverside Counties

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.

09/06/2014

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High Surf, Rip Currents Continue At Southland Beaches For 3rd Straight Day

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2014

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Celebrated Surfer, Oceanographer Ricky Grigg Dies At 77

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.”

05/31/2014

Surf's up! Too up, in fact. Up and down the coast lifeguards told swimmers to stay out of the ocean due to very rough waves. (credit: CBS)

Tide Is High And Residents On The Coast Are On Edge

The waves are big and spectacular. But also dangerous.

03/01/2014

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Dangerous Surf Reported Up And Down California Coastline

“The waves came roaring in here like a freight train,” said Austin McCann.

03/01/2014

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Pepperdine Beats Slumping Loyola Marymount

Stacy Davis added 12 points and Brendan Lane and Nikolas Skouen 10 each for Pepperdine

02/01/2014

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High Surf Along Coast Closes Ventura Pier

High surf was causing some problems along the coast in the city of Ventura, authorities said Friday.

01/24/2014

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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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Residents Urged To Snap Photos Of ‘King Tide’ Events At SoCal Beaches

Ecologists sought the public’s help Wednesday as big waves and extremely high tides were set to hit Southern California beaches.

01/01/2014

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OC Residents Prepare For 2nd Wave Of King Tides, Possible Flooding

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.

12/13/2012

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Storm Systems Expected To Bring Big Swells To OC Beaches

The storm systems hitting California this weekend are expected to bring big swells to some Orange County beaches.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/29/2012

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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

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Surf’s Up Along Southern California Coastline

More high surf is expected through Monday along the Southern California coastline.

09/02/2012

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High Surf Advisory In Effect Through Labor Day Weekend

A high surf advisory is still in effect Saturday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/01/2012

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10-Foot Breakers Possible Amid Holiday High Surf Warning

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.

08/31/2012

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