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Surfer's body found in ocean off Newport Beach

January 23, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Big waves have claimed the life of a surfer in Newport Beach.Lifeguards pulled the man from the waters at about 10:15 Saturday morning near 14th Street and West Oceanfront.

Officials said waves were about 6 to 10 feet high, with strong choppy conditions and rip currents.

The name of the man has not been identified.