High Surf Advisory In Effect For County

Surf Heights Expected To Range Between 7 To 9 Feet

A high surf advisory went into effect in San Diego County on Wednesday as a southwest swell that originated from a powerful storm near New Zealand reaches Southern California.

The advisory went into effect at 5 p.m. and will continue until 5 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

"The greatest size and largest surf and swell (will arrive) Thursday and Friday," the agency advised.

Surf heights were expected to range between 7 and 9 feet, with sets up to 11 feet.

"The surf will gradually lower over the weekend, but still remain above average with strong rip currents both Saturday and Sunday," according to the Weather Service.

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