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A Coast Guard crew on the San Francisco Bay. (CBS)

Woman Swept Out To Sea Drowns Near Shelter Cove

The Coast Guard said a woman was swept out to sea by a large wave and drowned while walking with a friend and her dog on a Northern California beach.

01/28/2013

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Stranded Surfer Rescued From Rock Near Cliff House In SF

A surfer who was stranded on a rock near the Cliff House restaurant Monday afternoon has been rescued, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said.

01/21/2013

A car drives across a flooded road near Healdsburg in 2012. (George Rose/Getty Images)

NorCal Storms Heavy Rain, High Surf, Sierra Snow Just Ahead Of Christmas

Heavy rain, pounding waves and plenty of snow in the mountains are all in the forecast as Northern Californians brace for a weekend of wintry weather.

12/22/2012

A pedestrian holds an umbrella as he waits to cross the street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Storms Bring Significant Rain, Wind To Bay Area Ahead Of Christmas

Rain has closed roads and prompted urban flood warnings Friday, and CBS 5’s Chief Meteorologist Paul Deanno said it’s only the beginning.

12/21/2012

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

High Surf Advisory For Bay Area Beaches

A high surf advisory will go into effect Saturday evening and continue throughout the weekend along the Bay Area coast, according to the National Weather Service.

03/31/2012

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About the Bay: Dark Side Of Santa Cruz Surfing Scene Exposed

Amid growing anticipation of the Mavericks Surf Contest, the case of a former Maverick’s champion is among those shining a spotlight on an unhealthy element of the local surfing scene: methamphetamine abuse.

03/05/2012

Surfers ride wave during Mavericks Surf Competition, Half Moon Bay. (AP)

Mavericks Big Wave Contest Window Opens; No Free Viewing

The three-month window for the Mavericks big wave surfing contest is open until March 31.

01/02/2012

Gerard Butler Surf Film Prompts San Mateo Street Closures

Gerard Butler Rescued While Filming Surf Movie At Mavericks

Actor Gerard Butler is OK after being rescued during filming for a movie at Mavericks, a treacherous surf break off the Half Moon Bay coast known for stories-high waves.

12/20/2011

Kelly Slater is surrounded by fans before entering the water for heat 6 of round three of the Rip Curl Pro Search on November 2, 2011 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images))

Slater Wins Surfing World Title In San Francisco

Surfing legend Kelly Slater won his record 11th Association of Surfing Professionals World Title Sunday for the second and final time.

11/06/2011

Kelly Slater rides a wave. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Elite Surfers Set To Compete At SF’s Ocean Beach

Surf legend Kelly Slater will be among those competing in the Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco. The contest window opens Tuesday and closes Nov. 12.

10/31/2011

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