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U.S. Geological Survey El Niño Information

Coastal Impacts of an El Niño Season

Bruce Richmond and Ann Gibbs

Storm overwash at Rio Del Mar Beach in Monterey Bay as a result of elevated sea level from the 1982 El Niño and large storm waves.

Photograph of Storm Waves Crashing at Beach, 1982.

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