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Corona del Mar State Beach (Spanish for the Crown of the Sea) is a protected beach located in Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, California. If is protected by the California Department of Parks and Recreation.



The beach had been a surfing hotspot until the late 1930s, when the Newport Harbor jetty was extended, leading the creation of The Wedge as a popular surf break, but shielding Corona from all but the most southerly swells.[1]

Surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku is credited with the first use of a surfboard for rescue purposes at Corona de Mar beach in 1925, when a charted fishing vessel capsized in heavy surf and Kahanamoku rescued people via surfboard.[2]

33°35′37″N 117°52′30″W / 33.5936336°N 117.8750568°W / 33.5936336; -117.8750568[3]

April, 2007 Swell


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