Surfer Delight; Forecasters Predict Large Coastal Swells For Thanksgiving Holiday A weather system in the Pacific will begin sending large waves crashing onto Northern California beaches mid-week with swells of 12-17 feet on Thanksgiving, forecasters said.
Approaching Storm Whips Up Whopper Waves at Point ReyesThe first storm of the season headed towards the Bay Area Friday and that makes for high surf conditions all along the coast.
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.
Thanksgiving Week 'Bomb Cyclone' Blasted North Coast With Massive WavesA monstrous 75-foot wave was recorded about 20 miles off the coast of Cape Mendocino during Thanksgiving week's 'Bomb Cyclone' storm.
Dangerous Surf Threatens Bay Area Christmas Crab SupplyA Bay Area Christmas dinner favorite - Dungeness crab - may not make it to the table this year. Dangerous waves battering the coastline are to blame.
Mavericks Surfing Competition Postponed Until January Due To Large WavesLate Sunday afternoon, the Mavericks organizers announced that waves would be too big Monday and postponed the anticipated surfing contest until at least January.
Despite Dangerously High Waves, Hundreds Still Strolled On Ocean BeachDespite the High Surf Warning for expected monstrous waves, hundreds still strolled on Ocean Beach on Sunday.
Threat of 50-Foot Waves Triggers Warning For BeachgoersA potent weather system approaching the Northern California coast was expected to churn up massive waves starting Sunday, some towering as high as 50-feet, prompting warnings to stay away from the beach.
High Surf Conditions Create Spectacular Wave Show Along CoastWith the next Bay Area storm system moving through, the region is also under both a wind and high surf advisory.
Massive Waves, Strong Winds Expected At Mavericks This WeekendSurf will be up, way up, at Mavericks this Saturday. But big wind and big waves don't mix well, so the famed surf contest is not expected to be held.
Large Swell Expected At Bay Area Beaches, 27-Foot Waves PossibleBeachgoers are being cautioned as a large, long-period swell is expected to affect Bay Area beaches later this week.
Stand Up Paddling Competitors Pummeled By San Francisco WavesStand up paddleboarders from all over the world were pummeled by the waves at San Francisco's Ocean Beach.
Beachgoers Warned Of 20-Foot Waves, Rip Currents, Flooding Off CA CoastSurf is building along much of the California coast and beachgoers are warned of dangerous waves, rip currents and possibly some minor flooding.
New Sinkhole Opens Up Along Pacifica Beach As City Works To Repair Last OnePounding surf has helped open up another sinkhole along Pacifica's shoreline as the city was still working to repair another just blocks away.
Crashing Waves Cause Sinkhole, Sidewalk Collapse In PacificaCrews in Pacifica were working to repair a sinkhole that took out part of a sidewalk Sunday.