Thursday, January 17, 2013
Large swell to impact coast this weekend
Probably everyone knows we have a very large swell inbound for the weekend. Should see super long period forerunners late Friday night into Saturday - we're talking energy 5-6ft deepwater in the 25-27 sec band - quite high and unusual. That type of energy will really jump when it shoals on Bay Area beaches. Saturday, size will continue up all day - afternoon 8-10 ft deepwater - 18-20 seconds - maxing Sunday at 15-20 ft, long periods and long lulls, since the swell source was very far away. Conditions should be close to perfect with light to variable/offshore winds as high pressure camps out over the Western US. Good conditions will continue into the early part of next week. Cya in the water.
at 11:11 AM