High Surf Advisory
A high surf advisory has been issued for the coast stretching from Sonoma County to Big Sur through early Sunday morning.
One man drowned and another man was rescued after waves swept them into the ocean in the Marin Headlands Sunday afternoon.
The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazard Statement in effect for some coastal areas in the Bay Area due to high surf and strong rip currents.
The National Weather Service posted a high-surf advisory for Northern California between Monterey and the Sonoma Coast because of large swells and so-called “sneaker waves.”
Large waves have been hammering the San Francisco coastline and officials are warning all but the best of swimmers to stay out of the dangerous surf.
That Valentine’s Day romantic stroll on the beach may have to wait, as a high-surf advisory has been extended through this afternoon for North Bay coastlines, according to the National Weather Service.
More rain and snow are on the way for Northern and Central California. The season’s first big storm arrived in the Bay Area in full force Friday night and created hazardous conditions along the coast and on the roads Saturday morning.
Big wave surfers have descended upon the California coast for the Mavericks Surf Contest and are thrilled about the conditions.