Walnut Creek Man Dies Jumping Over Roiling Surf Along Oregon CoastA Bay Area man who attempted to jump across a wide cove of frothing water at Cape Perpetua Scenic Area Thursday is presumed dead, according to state police.
Monster Waves Crashing Along Bay Area Ocean Beaches; Forecasters Warn Of Deadly Sneaker WavesJust a week after large waves and a treacherous rip tide claimed the lives of a father and his two young children, forecasters warned beachgoers to be an alert for massive waves, some towering as high a 30 feet, crashing onto beaches Sunday from Sonoma County to Monterey.
Big Waves Pounding The Coast; 'Stay Off Rocks And Coastal Jetties'With 18-to-24 foot waves crashing along the northwest facing beaches along the coast early Thursday, forecasters warned San Francisco Bay Area holiday beachgoers to "stay off rocks and coastal jetties."
Coronavirus At The Beach? In The Surf? In The Breeze? It's ComplicatedIs the risk that coronavirus, carried to sea in wastewater, may be kicked up by the breaking surf to infect beachgoers worth worrying about? Probably not. As for those beachgoers, don't rely on 6 feet of separation -- keep your face covered.
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.
Video: Winter Storm Brings High Surf – And Surfers – To TahoeOn Wednesday, the north shore of Lake Tahoe looked more like the ocean as a winter storm moved in. Courtesy Peter Spain Photography
Storm Front Kicks Up Massive Surf; Deadly 'Sneaker Waves' PossibleLocal big wave surfers flocked to Mavericks Friday as a storm front passing north of the San Francisco Bay Area kicked up waves topping 22 feet.
Surfers Enjoy Big Waves Off Coast Of Santa CruzThe forecast called for lots of big waves, and Mother Nature did not disappoint the surfers who gathered in Santa Cruz Tuesday.
High Surf Advisory In Effect Until Mid-Afternoon SundayThe advisory is in effect until 2 p.m. for the coastline from northern Sonoma County to southern Monterey County and the Big Sur coast.
Famed Mavericks Surf Contest On The Auction BlockThe attention of the big wave surfers worldwide was focused on Half Moon Bay Wednesday for any word on the future of the famed Titans of Mavericks surf contest.
Huge Waves Break Apart Historic 'Cement Boat' At Seacliff State BeachThe S.S. Palo Alto was docked at a pier at Seacliff State Beach, south of Santa Cruz.
Latest Storm Promises Dangerous Wind, Surf, Snow Conditions, More FloodingThe latest storm heading into the Bay Area will bring not only rain, but dangerous conditions from the coast to the mountains, as well.
Storms Build Up Sand Bar At Santa Cruz Surf SpotThe recent storms caused dramatic changes to one Santa Cruz beach, with several years worth of sand dropped in just one week.
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.
Storm Front Kicking Up Hazardous Surf An approaching storm front triggered growing swells along the Northern California coast Thursday forcing the Coast Guard to issue a warning to beachgoers and boaters.