12-foot waves from the storm appear to damage the Ocean Beach pier

Waves damage the OB pier
Waves crash over the Ocean Beach pier on Friday. Courtesy OnScene.TV

High surge from the “bomb cyclone” storm has apparently caused damage to Ocean beach pierwhich has been closed to the public since Thursday.

Video from Friday morning shows broken pieces of railing as waves crash over the pier.

The lifeguards closed the popular pier at 10:15 a.m. this Thursday due to the danger posed by the high waves.

The National Weather Service office in San Diego issued a high surf warning until 6 p.m. Friday, warning of “dangerously large breaking waves of 10 to 12 feet.”

the pier was closed for four months in 2021 due to high surge damage.

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