Waves break near beach homes, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, in Malibu, Calif. Authorities warned swimmers and surfers to be careful because of high waves and strong rip currents that hit Central and ... more 
Waves break near beach homes, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, in Malibu, Calif. Authorities warned swimmers and surfers to be careful because of high waves and strong rip currents that hit Central and Southern California through the day. Waves of up to a dozen feet were seen from San Luis Obispo to San Diego counties, the National Weather Service said. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mark J. Terrill
Thu, Sep 1, 2011 11:16 PM EDT