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High surf at local beaches

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A body-boarder launches off a big wave on the south side of the Seal Beach pier, where heavy surf has forced the closure of that city’s pier. The Manhattan Beach pier was also closed, and search-and-rescue teams continue to look for a person swept off the rocks in Rancho Palos Verdes on Sunday evening. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Surfer Clay Crandal battles the waves near the Seal Beach pier. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Waves off Seal Beach send a body-boarder flying. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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A surfer slashes the lip of a big wave on the south side of the Seal Beach pier. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Tucking into a tube ride amid high surf at Seal Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Because of the waves, the National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for Los Angeles coastal areas. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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A surfer walks out at sunrise to take advantage of high surf at Seal Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Beachgoers line the protective sand berm at Seal Beach to watch the large waves -- and those who ride them. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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