Beachgoers Warned Of Killer Sneaker WavesVisitors to Northern California ocean beaches Wednesday were warned to be on the alert for sneaker waves – massive walls of water that can drag a beachgoer to a watery death.
Storm Front Kicking Up Hazardous Surf An approaching storm front triggered growing swells along the Northern California coast Thursday forcing the Coast Guard to issue a warning to beachgoers and boaters.
Big Waves Expected With High Surf Advisory Issued For Bay Area CoastlineA high surf advisory is in effect for the San Francisco Bay and Monterey Bay area coasts though Monday afternoon, National Weather Service officials said.
Titans Of Mavericks Surf Competition UnderwayUnder foggy skies, the world’s top big-wave surfers took to the waters off the legendary Mavericks surf break early Friday, ready to take on towering waves in the Titans Of Mavericks competition.
Women To Be Allowed Into Mavericks Surf Competition For 1st TimeAs if the big barrel waves of the Titans of Mavericks competition weren’t daunting enough to conquer, getting to ride one in competition as a woman is even more difficult. But, that is all about to change.
Man Dies After Wave Knocks Him Into The Waters Off PacificaThe U.S. Coast Guard staged a water rescue near the Pacifica Pier after an elderly couple fell off the pier into the ocean Tuesday afternoon.
Mavericks Big Wave Surf Competition A Go For FridayOrganizers confirmed Tuesday the famed Mavericks surf competition will get underway this Friday.
2015 Sets New Record With 98 Shark Attacks WorldwideExperts say 2015 saw a record-setting 98 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide, including 30 in Florida alone.
Pacifica Residents Fear Seaside Living May Crumble In Pounding SurfMayor Sue Digre says the ferocious waves in recent weeks have been relentless and longer than any she's seen during her 25 years of living in Pacifica.
Man Rescued After Rising Surf Strands Man Taking Picture At Sutro BathsA man hoping to snap a scenic picture at Sutro Baths in San Francisco had to be rescued Monday afternoon due to rising surf, according to a Fire Department official.
Swimmer In Critical Condition Following Surf Rescue Near Sutro Baths In SFA 55-year-old swimmer was in critical condition after San Francisco firefighters found him face down in the waters of Ocean Beach near the Sutro Baths Saturday morning.
Bay Area Rain To Clear By Afternoon, High Surf Continues Until ThursdayLight rain in the Bay Area is expected to clear out in the afternoon, leaving behind high surf along the region's beaches until Thursday afternoon.