High Tides Could Bring Flooding to San Diego's Beaches

High tides along San Diego’s coastline could bring some coastal flooding through Christmas Day.

The National Weather Service issued a statement, noting low-lying areas, including Imperial Beach, South Mission Beach, La Jolla Shores, Cardiff and Oceanside, could see tides as high as nearly 8 feet.

Forecasters say area parking lots, streets and low-lying buildings could be at risk to flooding.

At Windansea Beach, the waves were damaging the famous surfer Shack. By 9:30 a.m. Thursday, caution tape roped off the Shack to prevent it from toppling over on a bystander.

In addition to the coastal flooding advisory, the weather service issued a high wind warning for the mountains and the coastal slope until 10 a.m. Christmas Day.

Here's another look at the waves at Windansea and Ocean Beach from our reporters Liz Bryant and Liberty Zabala.

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