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Amongst the Waves: Historic High Surf Hits Long Beach

By Jeff Game

Historic high surf in Long Beach

Surfing the historic high surf in Long Beach with a great backdrop of the Queen Mary.

The end of the summer in Southern California brought historic high surf to the shores of Long Beach – historic high surf that even many local surfers have never seen in their lifetime. These mondo waves also brought extremely strong rip currents that can make body surfing pretty treacherous, even for the best swimmers. I grabbed my camera to be amongst the waves as historic high surf hit Long Beach.

Historic high surf in Long Beach

Surfers hitting the high surf in Long Beach, a rare scene in the usually calmer waters of Los Angeles Harbor.

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