Waves

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Watch Stunt Rider Surf On His Motorbike

Stunt rider Robbie ‘Maddo’ Maddison does what seems like the impossible and catches a wave on his dirt bike.

08/03/2015

hot weather, heat, sun, surf, summer

Great Surf Weather Arrives With An Added Warning For Beach Goers

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air. Q: Roberta, I heard you say something about large surf? What gives? – Greg Williams, San Francisco A: SURF’S UP! […]

04/16/2015

(Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Large Swells With Sneaker Waves Prompt Warning For Bay Area Beaches

Anyone planning a trip to the beach or going into Bay Area waters later this week should be cautious of a large swell expected along the coast, according to the U.S. Coast Guard and National Weather Service.

04/16/2015

A USGS map of an earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea. (Source: USGS)

Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake In Papua New Guinea Prompts Tsunami Warning

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake prompted a tsunami warning.

03/29/2015

(Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Final King Tides Of Season To Surge Bay Area Coastline Tuesday-Thursday

The Bay Area is about to get hit with the season’s last round of high seas known as the “King Tides.”

02/17/2015

(Getty Images)

High-Surf Advisory With 15 Foot Waves In Effect For Bay Area Beaches As Storm Approaches

Anyone planning to take advantage of warmer temperatures this weekend with a trip to the beach should heed a high-surf advisory issued for the Bay Area coastline where large swells and rip tides are expected, the National Weather Service announced Wednesday.

01/21/2015

(CBS SF)

Extreme Surf Slams California Coast, Floods Mill Valley Roads During ‘King Tide’

A natural coast rhythm around the winter solstice is bringing the year’s highest tides to California shores, creating a coastal flood advisory for the Bay Area through Tuesday.

12/22/2014

(CBS SF)

High Surf And Coastal Flooding Advisory Issued For Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory Saturday for parts of the Bay Area.

12/20/2014

CHP officer rescues chihuahua from center divider on I-680 in Walnut Creek.

Chihuahua Rescue, Napa Quake, #HellaStorm, And Ordinary People Make Most Viral KPIX Facebook Posts Of 2014

Every media outlet does an end of year “top stories of 2014” so we figured why just list our editors’ picks when we can show what YOU liked best?

12/17/2014

The 133-year-old King Philip clipper ship at Ocean Beach is only visible when the tide is low. (KCBS)

Surging King Tide Returns To Bay Area Just Before Christmas

On the middle of one of the wettest Decembers on record, the Bay Area is about to get hit with another round of uncommonly high seas known as the “King Tides.”

12/17/2014

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