Size Matters, When it Comes to Surf

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11:21am

High surf will pound the Southland coast today on
the eve of a bout of light rainfall coupled with a cooldown, National Weather Service forecasters said.

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Big Waves for Venice Beach

They said the surf will be building this morning and peak from this
afternoon through Saturday evening. Breakers of between 5 and 7 feet are expected at west-facing beaches at the height of the event, with maximum sets of 10 feet at some locations.

A high surf advisory will be in effect from 3 p.m. today until 9 a.m.
Sunday in Los Angeles County. In Orange County, it will expire at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Rain is in Saturday’s forecast, but NWS forecasters said it would be light, perhaps totaling a 10th of an inch in L.A. County.

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