Half Moon Bay, CA- Some of the largest waves found anywhere are just a few miles south of San Francisco at Mavericks, home to the famed Mavericks Surfing Contest taking place this weekend.
Waves as high as 50’ offered world-class surfers challenging conditions this weekend. click on photo for close up.
Rogue Waves Swept Away Spectators
Spectators were also challenged as two rogue waves jumped a cement barrier and injured onlookers. Following is a link to ABC News offering a 2 minute highlight of the rogue wave sweeping through the crowd: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/waves-wipe-surfing-spectators-9832798