Jan. 9th, 2019: Huge Swell Hits L.A. County

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Last Wednesday, Jan. 9th, 2019, a massive swell hit Southern California. The region's top surfers were ready to take full advantage, as evidenced in the above video. Surfers including Matt Mohagen, Nic Lamb, Tito Bourget and Patrick Miller were out in force to ride the large and uncommonly well-formed barrels which rolled in.

The all-time swell was due to a low-pressure system off the coast of Southern California. magicseaweed.com graphic.

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If you just can't get enough of those SoCal barrels, here's another 10 minutes of raw footage from last Wednesday:

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