NWS Warns Of Sneaker Waves, Rip Currents, Big Waves At Northern California BeachesVisitors at Northern California beaches should be especially vigilent over the next 48 hours after a warning from the National Weather Service (NOA).
Dangerous Sneaker Wave Warning Issued For San Francisco Bay Area Beaches An low pressure weather system sent a strong northwest swell crashing into Northern California beaches from Sonoma County to the Monterey coastline Monday, triggering warnings for beachgoers and fishermen to be on the alert for rip currents and potentially deadly sneaker waves.
Beach Hazards Alert Issued; Huge Waves To Hit Bay Area CoastThe National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement from coastal Sonoma County to coastal Monterey as an intense period of swells approaches the Bay Area this week.
Surfers Excited As Towering Sneaker Waves Prompt Beach Hazard WarningThe National Weather Service has extended a warning about heavy surf, sneaker waves and riptides affecting coastal communities from Sonoma to Monterey Counties until 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Huge Waves, Rip Currents Prompt High Surf Advisory For New Year's DayA high surf advisory and warning for sneaker waves and rip currents were issued for the Northern California coast and remain in effect through Wednesday night. Waves could be as high as 20 feet.
Huge Waves Expected To Crest Along Coast Excite Surfers, But Hurt Local FishermenThe New Year will likely start off with a bang along the coast as waves as high as a two-story building are expected to crest Wednesday.
Coast Guard Warns Bay Area Boaters, Beachgoers Of Sneaker Waves, Rip CurrentsThe U.S. Coast Guard warned Bay Area beachgoers and boaters of sneaker waves, strong rip currents and large shore breaks along the coast.
NWS Warns of Sneaker Wave Hazard Along Bay Area Beaches SundayThe National Weather Service is warning of an increased risk of sneaker waves at Bay Area beaches from 9 a.m. Sunday through 3 a.m. Monday.
Rip Currents Possible Along Coast, Monterey Bay Beaches This WeekendVisitors to beaches in the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas are urged to stay back from and going into the ocean Friday afternoon until Sunday evening.
Waves, Wind, Rain Force Closure Of Pacifica PierThe storm sent huge waves pounding the coastline and in Pacifica sneaker waves posed a real threat.
Beachgoers Warned Of Killer Sneaker WavesVisitors to Northern California ocean beaches Wednesday were warned to be on the alert for sneaker waves – massive walls of water that can drag a beachgoer to a watery death.