Waves

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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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OC Beach Surfers, Visitors Warned About Treacherous Waves

Orange County lifeguards Thursday were warning body surfers and beachgoers about big surf generated from a southern hemisphere storm off of Chile.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2012

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Professor: Budget Cuts To Tsunami Warning System May ‘Endanger The Country’

A geophysics professor is warning of a potentially dire impact from proposed cuts to warning systems off the California coast.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/28/2012

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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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