SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Big waves crashed along San Diego County beaches Thursday, and the biggest of them all were spotted south of Cardiff, forecasters said.
The National Weather Service issued a high surf advisory for local beaches from late Wednesday to 2 p.m. Friday. During the advisory period, 5- to 8-foot waves -- with occasional sets to 9 feet -- were likely on west-facing beaches, mainly from Cardiff southward, the agency advised.
"Waves may be breaking over jetties, against the bottom of the Ocean Beach pier and slamming into the base of the Cliffs during (today's) morning hours," according to an NWS advisory. "Minor beach erosion and coastal flooding are possible. Very dangerous rip currents are likely."
The Weather Service also cautioned residents of the valleys and lower deserts that frost was possible tonight and again Friday night, with nighttime lows dropping into the 30s in those parts. Otherwise, mostly sunny skies and light winds were expected throughout the day today, according to the agency.
Daytime highs Thursday were expected to be in the high 50s to low 60s in coastal areas and in the western valleys, the high 40s to low 50s near the foothills, the high 30s to high 40s in the mountains and the low to mid-60s in the deserts.
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The summits of Birch Hill and Palomar Mountain saw a dusting of snow by midday Monday, and other San Diego County mountains and valleys experienced less than a quarter-inch of rain.
A man accused of carrying out an armed robbery in the Mountain View area was place under arrest Monday.
A woman was seriously hurt after a car driven by a 52-year-old man veered off a road and onto a sidewalk Sunday in the Valencia Park area, police said.
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A son called police after discovering the bodies of his parents Sunday inside their home in Vista, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.
The San Diego Gulls team-record-tying eight-game winning streak ended Monday with a 5-2 loss to the Ontario Reign at Ontario.