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Heavy surf pounds coast for second day

A combination of high surf, low tide and swell direction gave surfers another day of surfing inside of the Mission Bay Channel.
Written by
Gary Robbins
4:34 p.m., April 2, 2012
Updated 5:04 p.m.

A powerful swell out of the west-northwest mixed with one from the south-southwest to produce a second day of big waves along the San Diego County coastline, as UT-Sandiego photograph John Gibbins captures in this photo gallery. The lead photo shows waves exploding at the channel to Mission Bay on Monday afternoon.

A powerful swell out of the west-northwest mixed with one from the south-southwest to produce a second day of big waves along the San Diego County coastline, as UT-Sandiego photograph John Gibbins captures in this photo gallery. The lead photo shows waves exploding at the channel to Mission Bay on Monday afternoon.

Surfline.com, which forecast the swell last week, said online that Mission Bay’s surf was breaking at 6-8 feet and that the spot “is running head high+ to 2-3’+ overhead at exposed breaks, with top spots still pulling in some double overhead+ sets. Conditions are looking pretty challenging across the region, and building onshore flow out of the West isn’t helping the cause. Steady onshore flow prevails through the afternoon, possibly lightening back up before dark.”

A combination of high surf, low tide and swell direction gave surfers another day of surfing inside of the Mission Bay Channel.

 

Elsewhere, Windansea was getting some waves in the 8-12 foot range, Imperial Beach fired off at 6-10 feet, Swami’s got up to 6-8 feet, and Blacks was hitting 8-12 feet…

 

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http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/apr/02/heavy-surf-pounds-coast-second-straight-day/

 

 

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