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Large Swells, ‘Sneaker Waves’ Reported Off Northern California Coast

The National Weather Service posted a high-surf advisory for Northern California between Monterey and the Sonoma Coast because of large swells and so-called “sneaker waves.”

12/16/2013

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Santa Cruz Surfers Warned After Shark Attack On Seal

Park rangers were warning surfers to stay out of the water after a great white shark leaped out of the water and attacked an elephant seal off a Santa Cruz area beach.

03/15/2012

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

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

Mavericks Surf Competition Loses Sponsor; Future In Doubt

Barracuda Networks has pulled out, reportedly amid tension with members of the Half Moon Bay Surf Group over how to produce the event.

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