Surfers told NBC 7 that they’re hoping the stormy conditions this weekend don't bring too much wind which can affect the surf.
The next El Nino storm will “announce” its arrival, before bringing wind, rain and snow to San Diego.
A high surf advisory is in effect through the weekend. NBC 7's Vanessa Herrera has more on what to expect.
Meteorologists see signs that the super El Niño is weakening ever so slightly, but they caution months will pass before people in the Americas will feel it.
"This has never been done with a major El Nino," said senior NOAA scientist.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency reports a large increase in the number of flood insurance policies purchased in California in response to a rainy El Nino winter.
Summer-like temperatures will send crowds to the beaches this weekend, but dangerous swimming conditions will be present.
Gusty Santa Ana winds in Southern California have created higher pollen and dust levels, causing a flare-up of allergic reactions.
Santa Ana winds blow through Southern California
Clearing storm channels is an even bigger challenge now that the ground is saturated from prior rains.
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