Rogue wave injures spectators at Mavericks

Mavericks Surfing Contest

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

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