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High-surf warning issued for local beaches

August 31, 2011 | 11:52 am

LifeguardClick for beach safety tips The National Weather Service is warning of dangerous surf over the next few days at Southern California beaches.

Officials said "very strong currents and dangerous swimming conditions" will exist at southwest facing beaches in Los Angeles County as well as beaches in Orange and San Diego counties.

According to the NWS, surf heights will vary from 2 to 5 feet, with 7-foot swells. On Thursday, 10-foot swells are possible.


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