UPDATE: Woman Still Missing After Being Swept Into Ocean At Pescadero BeachOne woman remains missing Monday after being swept out to sea Sunday afternoon at Pescadero State Beach in San Mateo County.
Massive Swells Capsize Sailboats At Mouth Of Santa Cruz Harbor; 12 Children Rescued From Turbulent SeasA massive swell, kicked up by storms out in the Pacific Ocean, capsized several small sailboats 'like dominoes' at the mouth of the Santa Cruz Harbor Sunday afternoon, forcing marine rescue units and local surfers to pull 12 children who were taking part in a sail school from the turbulent, frigid waters.
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.
20-Foot Swells, Sneaker Waves Forecast For San Francisco Bay AreaA large storm in the Gulf of Alaska is sending big seas south to the Bay Area over the next couple of days.
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.
Sneaker Waves, Strong Rip Currents Warning Issued For Bay Area Beaches This WeekendThe National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazard Statement for the San Francisco Bay Area this weekend.
Waves Approaching 40 Feet, Gale Warning Offshore, 35+ MPH Winds On Land As Next Wave Of Storms Slams Into CaliforniaA 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.
Hurricane-Force Winds, Torrential Rain Forecast For What Could Be Storm Of The DecadeSustained winds at or near hurricane strength in the highest elevations with gusts exceeding 100 miles per hour across the Sierra summit are forecast for Thursday, with Bay Area winds easily gusting past 50 miles per hour in urban areas and 70-80 miles per hour in the local mountains and hills in what could be the storm of the decade.
High Surf, Sneaker Waves Forecast For Bay Area Beaches Over HolidayAnyone planning to take a walk on the beach on Thanksgiving should expect higher-than-normal surf, as a seasonal swell is forecast to hit Bay Area coastlines this week, a weather forecaster said Tuesday.
Powerful Swells Expected To Hit California Coast This WeekThose heading to the beach over the Labor Day weekend may want to take some extra precautions, as heavy swells are expected to hit the California Coast.