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Hurricane Marie to generate waves as high as 25 feet
Hurricane Marie to generate waves as high as 25 feet

Huge surf produced by Hurricane Marie is expected to batter the Southern California coastline this week, prompting lifeguards to warn end-of-summer beachgoers about potentially dangerous conditions in the ocean. Waves as high as 25 feet could roll ashore at beaches such as the Wedge at the tip of the Balboa Peninsula, and reach 8 to 15 feet at beaches along the Los Angeles and Orange County coastline more accustomed to modest surf. Breakers up to 12 feet are expected at Zuma Beach, and up to 8 feet at Manhattan Beach. Experts are predicting that the surf will build Tuesday, with swells peaking on Wednesday before tapering off on Thursday and Friday. Depending on how the storm...

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