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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Gerard Butler Surf Film Prompts San Mateo Street Closures

Gerard Butler Surf Film Prompts San Mateo Street Closures

Some streets are closed and parking is restricted in parts of San Mateo, while a film crew shoots a movie about the surf break at Mavericks, according to San Mateo Police…


A surfer goes into the water at Ocean Beach (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Surfer Dies After Rescue At San Francisco’s Ocean Beach

A surfer who was pulled unconscious from the waters off of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Wednesday afternoon has died, according to the medical examiner’s office.

CBS San Francisco–04/28/2011

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

Surfer Dies After Wipeout At Mavericks

Hawaiian surfer Sion Milosky died after an accident at Mavericks Wednesday evening, a San Mateo County deputy coroner said.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

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Daily Madden: The Tsunami Warning In Carmel

From high ground in Carmel, John joins other KCBS reporters stationed along the coast in describing the surf action following the tsunami warning.





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