Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerA fee and permits for holding bonfires at Ocean Beach is being discussed.

Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerA fee and permits for holding bonfires at Ocean Beach is being discussed.

Beachgoers across Northern California warned about large waves

Forecasters are warning beachgoers along the Northern California coast to be careful of sneaker waves, large surf and strong currents.

The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazards statement through Tuesday afternoon for Sonoma County through southern Monterey County, including in San Francisco. Beach warnings were also issued further north around Fort Bragg in Mendocino County and Crescent City in Del Norte County.

Beachgoers are advised to always keep their eyes on the ocean. Fishermen are being told not to fish from rocks and jetties.

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