Storm brings potential for 20-40 foot waves, prompting High Surf Warning

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Wave heights are on the rise as a strong storm system approaches the Bay Area.

On Sunday, waves are expected to exceed 20 feet along the Bay Area coast line with isolated breakers over 50 feet.

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Dangerous surf and rip currents are expected to last into Monday morning.

A High Surf Warning will go into effect Sunday morning lasting through Monday morning. People are advised to stay away from the beaches.

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