03/19/2012 08:21 pm ET Updated May 19, 2012

Dismal Outlook For Mavericks Surf, Wave Forecaster Says

Surfing fans hoping to see a Mavericks big wave contest this year in Half Moon Bay will likely be disappointed.

With less than two weeks to go before the window closes on March 31 for this year's contest at the famed surf break in Half Moon Bay, the chance that the right conditions will materialize appears to be unlikely, according to Bay Area expert forecaster Mark Sponsler.

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