N. CA – Extra-Large NW Swell Thursday

The first big WNW swell of the season is forecast to arrive on Thursday, with swell conditions peaking at 11 feet at 15 seconds (WNW 302°). Look for the incoming swell to appear in the real-time reports (@buoy46012) sometime late Wednesday to early Thursday, as it quickly builds overnight before slowly fading into the weekend.

An even bigger WNW pulse is expected next Tuesday, with the long-range forecast showing swell conditions of 13 feet at 15 seconds. Keep an eye on the Half Moon Bay forecast to see how this swell develops over the next few days.