*The energy in the water is picking up around Southern California, just in time for the Oakley Lowers Pro at Lower Trestles. Surfline is now predicting a big Finals Day, May 2:
For the final day of the holding period we will see a building trend through the day. A pair of SSW to S swells will be on the rise with long to exceptionally long period energy through the day. The swell direction is pretty good and Lowers also loves the long period energy, so expect to see much larger surf here than elsewhere on the coast.
At this point we expect to see surf build into the chest-head high+ range through the afternoon, with some larger sets possible. Stay tuned, we're tracking both of these swells through the Pacific now and will refine this forecast over the next few days.
With an all-star lineup of Qualifying Series and Championship Tour surfers set to kick things off at Lowers, be sure to tune in. The WSL and OakleyLowersPro.com will publish forecast updates as they become available.