A wave curls, at Hermosa Beach, CA
A swell following a storm rolls into Southern California. El Segundo CA
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A wave sweeps into Manhattan Beach, California during a winter swell, in mid-December, 2014. Malibu can be seen in the background.
Surfers enjoy a swell at Manhattan Beach, California.
A surfer catches a wave during the swell from Hurricane Marie. 15 to 20 foot waves hit the Southern California coast, bringing out the brave.
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Two surfers wait for the next wave, at Manhattan Beach, California.
California Surfer 2
A unknown surfer at El Porto, CA
Hurricane Marie Swell
A surfer catches a large wave brought to Southern California by Hurricane Marie.
A lone surfer on a foggy November morning at Manhattan Beach, California.
Hurricane Marie Wave
A large wave brought by Hurricane Marie and a brave surfer, at a beach break in southern California. Catalina Island is in the background.
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Riding the Swell
A surfer and a wave from the swell caused by Hurricane Marie offshore Southern California.
A surfer wipes out on a wave during the Hurricane Marie swell. South Bay, California
Facing the Wall
A surfer faces a large wave about to break, part of the swell from Hurricane Marie.
The swell from Hurricane Marie brings some of the largest waves in decades to Southern California.
An unknown surfer catches a wave at the jetty, El Segundo CA
El Porto Wave
A surfer catches a wave off a beach near Manhattan Beach California. Palos Verdes Peninsula can be seen in the distance, and Catalina Island behind it.
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The Walk Out
A surfer walks out along the jetty, at EL Segundo Beach, CA.
A surfer gets barreled at El Porto, CA during a winter swell, Dec. 2014,
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A surfer enters the water with his board, as a wave crashes in front of him. El Porto, CA.
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A winter swell brings waves to the El Porto jetty and stacks beach, in Southern California, and Palos Verdes can be seen in the distance.
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A surfer rides a wave at El Porto, Manhattan Beach CA
Surfing the Jetty
A surfer catches a big wave at the jetty, El Segundo Beach, CA
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Large waves pound the jetty at El Porto, on a rainy December morning. Manhattan Beach, California.
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The same wave as above, as it crashes onto the beach at the jetty at El Porto, on a rainy December morning. Manhattan Beach, California
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A surfer waits for the next set, on a cloudy June evening, at Manhattan Beach, California.
Two stand up paddle borders in the wide expanse of the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Manhattan Beach, CA.
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A storm swell brings large waves to Southern California beaches, in December 2014. Manhattan Beach, with Malibu in the distance.
From Beaches and Piers
El Porto Turqoise
The turquoise water and waves of El Porto, Manhattan Beach, draw surfers from all around Southern California.
The Local Break
Looking down from the top of the bluff at the local point break as an unknown surfer catches a wave.
A group of surfers carry their longboards up the trail from Bluff Cove, Palos Verdes, California
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A powerful wave crashes onto the beach at a spot called "Hammerland" at El Segundo, California. Malibu and the Santa Monica Mountains can be seen in the background.
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Three pelicans soar close to the waves at El Segundo, California. Malibu can be seen in the background.
A winter swell bring waves to Southern California. At El Segundo CA.
A winter storm brings large waves to the Southern California coast. At El Segundo jetty, with Palos Verdes Peninsula in the background.
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Hurricane Marie Surf
The swell from Hurricane Marie off Mexico brought some of the largest surf seen in decades to Southern California.
A wave at the jetty near El Porto, Manhattan Beach, California
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Manhattan Beach Surfer
A surfer exits the water at Manhattan Beach, CA
A photographer captures a surfer riding a large wave at the Jetty at El Segundo Beach, CA
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Surfers enjoy the waves off Manhattan Beach, California
A surfer and her dog on a Sunday morning at Bluff Cove, Palos Verdes, California
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The Walk Out II
A surfer walks out on the jetty to enter the water at El Segundo, California, as a wave peaks nearby.
A surfer catches a wave created by Hurricane Marie, off Southern California. Palos Verdes, California
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El Porto Spring
A surfer rides a wave at El Porto beach in Manhattan Beach California.