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Surf's down: Big California waves from Hurricane Marie to fizzle out
Surf's down: Big California waves from Hurricane Marie to fizzle out

Large waves from Hurricane Marie that have been pounding the Southern California coast are expected to diminish by Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service. A large south swell generated by Hurricane Marie, now a tropical storm, will continue to affect south- and southeast-facing beaches in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, but in a far less dramatic way than in days past, during which waves as high as 25 feet attracted thousands of spectators to local beaches. For Friday, though, beachgoers can expect breakers of four to seven feet, with some reaching up to 10 feet, according to the National Weather Service. Swells generated by Marie have been pounding the coastline...

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