Update: High Surf Warning 01-19-18 T.A.
(09:30) A high surf warning is in effect for Northern Monterey Bay-Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast. High surf warning remains in effect until 4 pm this afternoon. A Large westerly swell of 14 to 18 feet with a period of around 15 seconds is expected through this afternoon. Extreme wave run up is also expected with these waves with long lulls in between wave sets, which will increase the risk of being washed into the sea by a wave. The public is advised to expect large and dangerous surf.