Surf Scenes in Southern California

Surf's up in Southern California. Here's your fix of surf shots from across SoCal.

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A surfer rides a high wave at The Wedge on September 1, 2011 in Newport Beach, California. Waves measuring up to 20 feet pounded the beach. A winter storm off the coast of Australia and New Zealand brought unusually high surf to the Southern California beaches. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Dozens of surfers ride a 42-foot surfboard in a world-record attempt in Huntington Beach on Saturday, June 20, 2015, in this viewer photo.
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Surfing Heritage and Cultural Center
Several historic surfboards from the Surfing Heritage and Cultural Center in San Clemente will make their way to the Smithsonian and the National Luau later this summer.
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Two Southern California surfers enjoy a Santa Monica sunset in January, 2015.
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Elvis Presley poses for a publicity still to promote the movie 'Blue Hawaii' circa 1961 in Los Angeles California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)
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A recreational surfer enjoys the sport on March 20, 2014 in Marina del Rey, California.
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Helen K. Woodward Animal Center
Want to enjoy the life of the board with your bestie? The Helen K. Woodward Animal Center of Rancho Santa Fe has surf lessons for your pup in Del Mar.
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Dan Murphy was surfing in March 2015 in Cardiff By-the-Sea when a wiggly little creature jumped on his board and crawled up his back.
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A Southern California man gets air kite surfing at County Line.
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A woman flashes the peace sign while surfing on a pink surfboard.
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A surfer-selfie with a board-mounted GoPro camera.
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A perfect "A-frame" peak beckons somewhere in San Diego County.
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In this file photo, surfer Bethany Hamilton competes during the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Calif. on Thursday, July 23, 2009.
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A Southern California surfer heads for his wave in Malibu.
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Locals take advantage for the last hours of the high surf advisory in San Diego.
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One Southern California surfer catches air while kite surfing at County Line.
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Bodyboarders brave high surf in Malibu.
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Jane Yamamoto
Lifeguards were warning swimmers and surfers as high surf pounded the wedge in Newport Beach on Sunday, May 3, 2015, when a surf warning was in place along the SoCal coast.
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NBC4 reporter Gadi Schwartz waits for a wave.
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Waves broke on the beach in Venice early Sunday, May 3, 2015, as a high surf advisory went into effect for three days.
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A recreational surfer enjoys the sport on March 20, 2014 in Marina del Rey, California.
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29 Dec 1993: General view of a surfer looking out at the waves in Malibu, California.
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Dan Wyman
The surf was high in Oceanside this day and surfers took advantage of it.
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Gadi Schwartz
Two surfing enthusiasts high five under a Santa Monica sunset.
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HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA - AUGUST 07: Jacob Halstead isn't able to pull off a frontside air during the Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing men's pro junior semi final on August 7, 2010 in Huntington Beach, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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American big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton sighting along the beach during huge swells generated by hurricane Marie Reach on August 27, 2014 in Malibu, California.
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Mark Ruffalo during Rip Curl Presents "Sand & Glam" Benefitting Heal the Bay - Celebrity Surfing Competition at Malibu Surfrider Point in Malibu, California.
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American big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton surfing during huge swells generated by hurricane Marie Reach on August 27, 2014 in Malibu, California.
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