Essential Guide to Hermosa Beach

More Cases Of Zika Virus Being Recorded In LA County

May 22, 2016 at 11:34 am
Concerns about the Zika virus are rising in the Southland. According to the LA County Health Department, several women have contracted the virus while traveling. KCAL9’s Rachel Kim looks at the numbers. The number of pregnant women with Zika in America now stands at more than 150. In Los Angeles, our numbers are growing too. ... More

Weather service warns of rip currents at LA-area beaches

May 15, 2016 at 10:49 am
 A long period south-southwest swell will produce moderate to strong rip currents across Los Angeles county beaches on Sunday. The National Weather Service office in Oxnard said breakers of 3 to 5 feet will be likely across south and southwest facing beaches. This rip current activity can cause an increased risk of ocean drowning. ... More

Rip-currents at L.A. beaches

May 14, 2016 at 9:35 am
At Los Angeles-area beaches this weekend, a long period south-southwest swell will produce moderate to strong rip currents. Breakers of 3 to 5 feet will be likely across south and southwest facing beaches. The forecast for central Los Angeles, from Malibu to Long Beach, calls for clouds with highs in the mid 60s to mid ... More

Swimmers, surfers beware: high surf advisory Monday

March 14, 2016 at 8:35 am
High surf will strike the Southland’s coastline Monday, threatening swimmers and surfers, the National Weather Service warned.  Additionally, there is a slight chance in Los Angeles and Orange counties Monday morning, according to the NWS.  Surf of between 5 and 9 feet is expected as a result of an increasing northwest swell, according to an NWS ... More

Big Surf Hitting Central And Southern California Beaches

March 13, 2016 at 4:37 pm
The National Weather Service said Sunday that waves up to 8 feet will pound many beaches for most of the day. More

Pounding surf creates dangerous conditions in California

February 24, 2016 at 1:21 pm
Huge surf is pounding much of the California coast and beachgoers are warned of dangerous waves, rip currents and possibly some minor flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for stretches of central and Southern California until late Wednesday. Waves along the Central Coast could hit 18 feet, while sets topping ... More

Warm, windy Presidents Day in forecast for Southland

February 15, 2016 at 12:02 pm
If you like warm temperatures in February, you’ll love the forecast for the early part of the week.  The National Weather Service forecast for Los Angeles and vicinity on Monday calls for sunny skies.  Highs in the 80s to around 90.  Winds 20 to 30 m.p.h. with gusts to 45 m.p.h. decreasing to 15 to 25 m.p.h. ... More

Heat, Big Waves Expected To Draw Large Crowds To Beaches This Holiday Weekend

February 13, 2016 at 2:06 pm
Many beaches will also have extra lifeguards on duty to handle the larger-than-normal crowds. More