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.
Dangerous Rip Currents, Sneaker Waves Expected Due To Elevated SurfAccording to the National Weather Service, a beach hazards statement will remain in effect from 6 a.m. Monday through Tuesday evening.
Area Lifeguards Ask Public To Remember Common Sense On Crowded Beaches During Holiday WeekendIt was just about perfect at Venice Beach -- sunny, 75 degrees, surf from 2-4 feet. Perfect for people. Lifeguards not so much.
With Sharks Lurking Off The O.C. Coast, A Lot Of Beachgoers Stay Out Of The WaterLast months shark attack in Corona del Mar wasn't far from people's minds.
Warning Issued After Swimmer Dies In Dangerous Rip Currents Near Venice BeachLifeguards were warning of dangerous rip currents after a swimmer died over the weekend after being pulled from the ocean off Venice Beach.
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 remain in effect until 6 p.m. for Los Angeles and Orange counties.
Lifeguards Warn Of Strong Rip Currents Over Labor Day WeekendLifeguards on Sunday continued to warn beachgoers that strong rip currents will create dangerous conditions at Southern California beaches for the remainder of the holiday weekend.
Wild Weather Brings Storms To Parts Of SoCal, But Scorching Heat And Rip Currents To OthersHeavy downpour pummeled the High Desert and Antelope Valley, while Venice and Newport beaches experienced dangerous rip currents and scorching heat as wild weather struck Southern California.
Lifeguards Warn Of Strong Rip Currents At LA BeachesLifeguards warned the public on Wednesday of dangerous rip currents that have formed along the coast of Los Angeles County beaches.
Tropical Storm Dolores Off Coast Of Mexico To Churn Up Big Waves In SoCalBeach-goers are being warned this weekend as Tropical Storm Dolores is expected to bring big waves, dangerous rip currents, and even lightning to the Southern California coast.
Cool Temperatures Result In Low Beach Attendance On Memorial DayOne year ago, on Memorial Day 2014, the roads and highways were absolutely jammed with people looking to escape the heat by spending their holiday at LA's beaches. This year produced a different story.
High Surf, Dangerous Rip Currents ContinueHigh surf warnings continue Tuesday across the Southern California coast.
High Surf, Strong Currents To Continue Through TuesdayHigh surf and strong currents will continue along the Southern California coast Monday.
Record-Breaking Heat Sends Crowds To Southland BeachesThe August-like weather sent crowds to the Southland's beaches on Saturday, creating traffic jams and extra work for lifeguards, whose staffing remains at winter levels.