Sunday, July 04, 2010
Surf's Up in Southern California, Way Up
Big waves are hitting the Southern California beaches today and will continue for days. The surf is being generated by a large storm off New Zealand. Here's the report in great detail on Socalsurf.com
No doubt, the truly skilled surfers will be out there doing spectacular things. For the rest of the surfing population, though, the warnings are serious, especially on south-facing beaches.
From today's story in the Los Angeles Times: "Everyone should take serious this surf forecast," said Ken Kramer, a district superintendent who overseas state park beaches from San Clemente to Huntington Beach. "It's going to be dangerous."