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Seal Beach Crews Prepare for Return of Wind, Big Waves

Crews in Seal Beach were out early Monday to reinforce a sand berm before the return of high surf

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    Here's a look at today's weather forecast. (Published Monday, April 2, 2012)

    Big waves are expected to pound the Southern California coast again Monday as cleanup crews in Seal Beach use heavy equipment to build up a sand berm along the shoreline. 

    Related: Surfers Welcome Waves| Weather Page: Extended Forecast, Tidal Forecast

    Crews were building up the berm near beach homes early Monday because a high-surf advisory will be in effect until noon in L.A County and 5  p.m. in Orange County. Ocean water spilled onto streets in Seal Beach Sunday, only reaching as high as curbing near 14th Street.

    The surf peaked Sunday night. After high tide at 6:30 a.m. Monday, the surf was expected to diminish.

    Sets might reach 12 feet in LA County and 10 feet in Orange County.

    Moderate west-northwest winds are expected to pick up later Monday morning. Gusts might reach 60 mph in inland areas.

    Expect high temperatures in the high-70s.

    "It will feel more like spring today and tomorrow," said NBC4 forecaster Elita Loresca.

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