Roughwater Training In California With Godzilla El Niño

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Year-round open water swimming pods in California – from the La Jolla Cove Swim Club and Sea Monkeys in Seal Beach to the Open Water Swim Club in Huntington Beach and Oak Street Thalassic Society in Laguna Beach – may be in for lots of rough water training and urban run-off due to increased rainfall this winter 2015-2016 with the expected Godzilla El Niño scheduled to hit the California coast.

Godzilla El Niño is the named coined for the largest expected El Niño weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean that causes global changes of both temperatures and rainfall.

Ocean swimmers can also expect to see a lot more marine life including whales and sea lions closer to shore.

Lifeguards are preparing for saves in the turbulent conditions, occasionally punctuated with large surf.

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