High Surf Heading to Ventura County

The El Niño influence working off shore is set to bring swells into Los Angeles and Ventura counties

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Powerful surf slams the Southern California coast.
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A woman snaps a picture of the ocean Tuesday Feb. 23, 2016 in Ventura County.
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The high surf heading towards Southern California could bring dangerous rip currents and sneaker waves.
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The Ventura Pier, which was slammed this past winter with strong El Niño-fueled storms, remains closed for repairs.
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The repairs from last winter’s storm are currently costing the city about $1.3 million dollars, Mary Joyce Ivers with Ventura Public Works says.
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Massive waves also eroded the coastline in Ventura, which is the same effect beaches in Los Angeles County are seeing.
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The city anticipates the pier will re-open by mid-March, with half of the costs of the repair already being covered by insurance.
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