Waves Approaching 40 Feet, Gale Warning Offshore, 35+ MPH Winds On Land As Next Wave Of Storms Slams Into California
A gale warning in offshore waters is in effect through Friday night as some swells could rise to nearly 40 feet and winds roar above 46 miles per hour while on the coast, powerful surf above 15 feet and gale-force winds will pummel California again.
“Do not turn your back to the sea”–
Powerful “sneaker waves” and concurrent rip tides will create extremely dangerous conditions at Bay Area beaches Wednesday and Thursday as the remnants of Super Typhoon Nuri send powerful swells toward the California Coast, prompting the National Weather Service to declare a Beach Hazard Warning.
A preliminary magnitude 6.6 earthquake has struck in the New Britain Region 120 miles south of Taron, Papua New Guinea.
There is no widespread tsunami threat after a preliminary magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands Region Thursday afternoon.
A massive 7.9 revised magnitude earthquake off Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands has triggered a regional tsunami, with reports of water already leaving some harbors including Adak Harbor, as the waves begin to come in.
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.
A yacht that was crippled by a Pacific storm while racing in the ocean over the weekend passed safely beneath the Golden Gate Bridge early Tuesday morning, and all crewmembers have reached shore, a race spokeswoman said.
The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday morning transported two injured crewmembers from the “Geraldton Western Australia” yacht to Coast Guard Island in Alameda as the damaged ship trailed behind.
Hawaiian surfer Sion Milosky died after an accident at Mavericks Wednesday evening, a San Mateo County deputy coroner said.
Authorities have released the name of man who was swept out to sea during Friday’s tsunami in Northern California.