Elsewhere: Up close with Ocean Beach erosion PretePress, Storm brewing over beach fix SFGate, Officials looking for Great Highway erosion solution Ex

The National Weather Service has issued a high surf advisory for Bay Area beaches from noon to midnight Monday.

Large swells are expected to hit the Bay Area coastline beginning Monday afternoon.
Waves could be higher than 10 feet, according to weather service officials.

Residents are advised to be cautious along the coast and to be aware of local ocean conditions, which could include rip currents and beach erosion.

The surf advisory will affect San Francisco, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, Marin, Monterey, Contra Costa, Napa, Sonoma, Santa Clara and Alameda counties, according to the weather service.

Please make sure your comment adheres to our comment policy. If it doesn't, it may be deleted. Repeat violations may cause us to revoke your commenting privileges. No one wants that!