A lovely February heatwave in SoCal

Mom’s visiting, and we spent part of yesterday at the beach as temperatures hit 90° F (36.7° C) in Ventura.

Pacific and Channel Islands from Pierpont Beach

For once, the Channel Islands are visible in the distance; they’re more-often obscured by clouds.

Rough surf ahead of a storm

Yesterday, as a storm approached Southern California, it brought heavy surf that was predicted to include 25′ waves. I stopped at Ventura’s Pierpont Beach as the surf was picking up.