Coast Guard trains in massive waves at Ocean Beach

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Spectacular photos and video captured United States Coast Guard crew members as as they trained in massive waves off the coast of San Francisco last week. 

Crew members from the Golden Gate division aboard a 47-foot motor lifeboat near Ocean Beach were tossed around by swells on December 13, 2018.

The surf training hones crew members boat handling skills for use during high surf and heavy weather. according to the Coast Guard.