MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Powerful surf washed away a section of a beach access road in Malibu and swimmers and surfers are urged to use caution as huge waves from a southern swell battered the coastline.
The Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors tweeted photos Saturday that show the ground under Westward Beach Road completely collapsed.
The access road to the Point Dume parking lot is CLOSED to vehicles and pedestrians.— LA Beaches & Harbors (@lacdbh) August 21, 2021
This is the access road that connects the entrance on Westward Beach Road to the parking lot.
Last night’s string surf and high tides further undermined it.
Please stay away. pic.twitter.com/SurLR2njN0
Beach hazard advisories had mostly expired by Sunday morning, but officials warned that dangerous rip currents and localized flooding are still possible.