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High-Surf Advisory With 15 Foot Waves In Effect For Bay Area Beaches As Storm Approaches

Anyone planning to take advantage of warmer temperatures this weekend with a trip to the beach should heed a high-surf advisory issued for the Bay Area coastline where large swells and rip tides are expected, the National Weather Service announced Wednesday.

01/21/2015

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Bay Area Surfer Finds High School Ring 35 Years Later

A San Francisco Bay Area man who lost a ring while surfing in the ocean 35 years ago had it returned to him by a treasure hunter.

01/08/2015

HALF MOON BAY, CA - JANUARY 24: Tyler Fox rides a wave during the second heat of round one of Mavericks Invitational on January 24, 2014 in Half Moon Bay, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Drone Video Captures Power, Fury Of Mavericks Big Wave Wipeouts

The Mavericks break off of the San Mateo Coast is a destination for big-wave surfers, but even they have trouble handling the massive swells outside of Pillar Point Harbor.

01/06/2015

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Extreme Surf Slams California Coast, Floods Mill Valley Roads During ‘King Tide’

A natural coast rhythm around the winter solstice is bringing the year’s highest tides to California shores, creating a coastal flood advisory for the Bay Area through Tuesday.

12/22/2014

North Pacific storm waves as seen from the M/V NOBLE STAR, winter, 1989
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Waves Approaching 40 Feet, Gale Warning Offshore, 35+ MPH Winds On Land As Next Wave Of Storms Slams Into California

A gale warning in offshore waters is in effect through Friday night as some swells could rise to nearly 40 feet and winds roar above 46 miles per hour while on the coast, powerful surf above 15 feet and gale-force winds will pummel California again.

12/15/2014

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High Surf Advisory With 20-Foot Waves In Effect For Friday

Thursday’s powerful storm is generating big waves along the Bay Area coast, calling for a high surf advisory until 4 p.m. Friday.

12/12/2014

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20-Foot Waves To Wallop Bay Area Coast During ‘Storm Of The Decade’

A powerful storm system described by forecasters as the “storm of the decade” is expected to whip up large and dangerous surf along the Bay Area’s coastline Thursday through Saturday.

12/08/2014

PACIFICA, CA - FEBRUARY 08: A wave breaks on the Pacifica Pier (credit: Erik Simonson)

60-Year Old Man Surfing With His Son Drowns At Linda Mar Beach In Pacifica

A 60-year-old man drowned at Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica while surfing with his son on Monday, a police captain said.

11/04/2014

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Fisherman Drowns, Swept To Sea By Big Wave At Rodeo Beach; Another Rescued

One man drowned and another man was rescued after waves swept them into the ocean in the Marin Headlands Sunday afternoon.

10/12/2014

PACIFICA, CA - FEBRUARY 08: A wave breaks on the Pacifica Pier (credit: Erik Simonson)

Weather Service Warns Of Hazardous Waves Along Coast Through Sunday Evening

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.

10/12/2014

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