Strong Surf Expected To Pound LA, OC Coast Through SaturdayEntering the ocean could be particularly treacherous this weekend due to a strong swell that'll continue through Saturday night while causing rip currents.
Higher Surf, Stronger Rip Currents At OC Beaches Create Dangerous Conditions For Holiday Beachgoers Weather forecasters are warning of higher surf and stronger rip currents for Orange County beaches, increasing the danger for hordes of visitors expected during the Fourth of July weekend.
Lightning Shuts Down Beaches, Piers In Santa Monica, Seal BeachOne cold storm from the north, and a warmer storm from the south have merged over Southern California, causing the unstable air that forecasters could produce thunder and lightning.
Record New Zealand Swell Brings High Surf, Dangerous Rip Currents To SoCalExperienced surfers were out early Wednesday to revel in the waves that were expected bring waves as high as 7 feet. But the more urgent concern is the rip current.
Search For Swimmer Missing Off Huntington Beach Suspended Second TimeThe 53-year-old man was visiting from San Francisco when he decided to test the large surf.
Rescues Up As Strong Rip Currents Hit SoCal BeachesRip currents and large waves, plus triple digit temperatures inland, have led to dozens of rescues in Southern California beaches, and the danger will remain for the next few days.
Swimmers, Surfers Warned As High Surf Pounds SoCalLarge surf is expected along much of the Southern California coast and beachgoers are warned of dangerous waves and rip currents.
Massive Waves Draw Spectators, Surfers To The WedgeMassive waves drew spectators and surfers alike to Newport Beach Thursday.
Big Surf Hitting Central And Southern California BeachesThe National Weather Service said Sunday that waves up to 8 feet will pound many beaches for most of the day.
Pounding Surf Expected Along Much Of California CoastSwimmers and surfers are warned of powerful surf that will pound much of the California coast, bringing risks of flooding in low-lying areas.
High Surf Advisory Issued For LA, OC BeachesA high surf advisory will be in effect for Los Angeles and Orange counties until 5 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Man Rescued From Choppy Waters Amid High Surf In San PedroAuthorities say a surfer who got caught up in the choppy waters of San Pedro has been rescued.
High Surf Advisory Issued For LA, OC BeachesAccording to the National Weather Service, a surf advisory will remain in effect until 2 p.m. on Tuesday for Los Angeles County. The advisory will be in force until 5 p.m. on Tuesday in Orange County.
High Surf Advisory Issued For Southland BeachesA high surf advisory was in place Sunday for Southland beaches, the National Weather Service said.
High Surf Expected On Central Coast During WeekendWest-facing beaches on the Central Coast may see powerful waves during the weekend, and the rest of the Southern California coast can expect elevated surf into next week.