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High Surf Advisory To Be In Effect Through Saturday

A high surf advisory will be in effect through Saturday due to breakers that are expected to top 12 feet in some places.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/06/2012

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Monster Waves Expected As Surfers Head Out To SoCal Beaches

If it’s big waves you’re looking for, you may not have to wait very long into 2012.

CBS Los Angeles–01/05/2012

The Orange County coroner's office confirmed that Russ Yamada was found unresponsive in the ocean near his surfboard Saturday afternoon. (credit: The Yamada Family)

Surfer Declared Dead As Waves Pound SoCal Beaches

A surfer found off San Onofre State Beach in Southern California has been declared dead, as powerful waves pounded the state over the Labor Day weekend.

09/04/2011

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High Surf Advisories In Effect As Wicked Waves Pound SoCal Beaches

The National Weather Service has extended high surf advisories through Sunday as wicked waves continue to pound California’s south facing beaches.

09/03/2011

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Massive Waves To Pummel Southland Beaches Through Sunday

Massive waves are expected to pummel Southern California’s coast through Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2011

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12-Foot Waves Pummel Orange County Beaches

A high surf advisory is in effect until Friday evening along Southern California’s coast as 12-foot waves pummel the shore.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/01/2011

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High Tide, Surf Cause Flooding In Newport Beach

A higher than usual high tide and dangerous surf with waves reaching more than 11 feet tall caused flooding in the streets of Newport Beach Wednesday.

08/31/2011

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A Guide To OC’s Best Surfing Spots

Peter Heller is the author of Kook: What Surfing Taught Me about Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave, a hilarious and moving story of one man’s attempt to learn to surf. Exuberant and fearless, […]

07/26/2011

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Man Swept Out To Sea While Taking Photos Of Tsunami Waves

Officials say chances of survival are slim for a man who was taking pictures of the incoming tsunami waves off the California coastline.

03/11/2011

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Southland Coastal Cities Report Little Action, Small Waves From Tsunami

Seismologists with the U.S. Geological Survey at Caltech say tsunami-related activity will likely continue through Friday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2011

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Tsunami Advisory In Effect For Southland Beaches

A tsunami advisory spawned by the magnitude 8.9 earthquake in Japan is prompting beach closures across Southern California.

03/11/2011

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