A northwest swell is building and will bring a risk of rip currents, sneaker waves and large breakers Friday from Sonoma County to Monterey County.
The National Weather Service says waves may hit 20 feet starting Thursday evening.
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WEATHER ALERT: Live look at Santa Cruz now. Northwest swell is building. Rough surf tomorrow so watch out if you're going to the beach. Beach Hazard Statement up for entire coast Friday. #abc7now #BayArea #whereyoulive pic.twitter.com/Z2k5xKHiKj— Sandhya Patel (@SandhyaABC7) April 13, 2018