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.
Project planners are seeking public comment on a plan to abate erosion and close the Great Highway at Ocean Beach south of Sloat Blvd. in San Francisco.
Waves From Hurricane Marie Heading To Bay Area, But Not The Monsters Than Clobbered Southern California
The monster waves battering Southern California generated by Hurricane Marie were forecast to move into Northern California over the weekend and Monday, generating increased wave heights, but likely not the 15-foot breakers that damaged homes and piers.
The Mavericks surf contest is getting a makeover this year under new ownership that hopes to make the annual big wave event in Half Moon Bay into a spectacle watched around the world.
Mariners, surfers and beachgoers in the Bay Area were advised by the U.S. Coast Guard to use caution as high surf is expected to pass through Northern California Sunday.
A surfer who was injured after hitting his head on rocks was saved by fire crews who went down a cliffside to rescue him in Santa Cruz Wednesday afternoon, officials said.
A boogie boarder who died after being pulled from the ocean in Santa Cruz on Friday has been identified as James Zenk of Mountain View.
Anyone planning to take a walk on the beach on Christmas should keep an eye on the surf, as a seasonal swell is forecast to hit Bay Area coastlines over the next couple of days.
Anyone planning to take a walk on the beach on Thanksgiving should expect higher-than-normal surf, as a seasonal swell is forecast to hit Bay Area coastlines this week, a weather forecaster said Tuesday.
Top big wave surfers will gather north of Half Moon Bay Friday afternoon for the opening ceremonies in the Body Glove Mavericks Invitational presented by GoPro, according to event organizers.