LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beachgoers are warned of powerful surf along the Central and Southern California coast.

The National Weather Service said Sunday that waves up to 8 feet will pound many beaches for most of the day.

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A high surf advisory is in effect in Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties.

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Meanwhile a wind advisory has been issued for some coastal areas and in the mountains and high deserts.

A storm dumping rain in much of Northern California is expected to weaken as it moves south, though the southern part of the state could see scattered showers or drizzle.

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