The nearby salt marsh was almost entirely flooded. Hundreds of shorebirds were trying to fit on the few small islands of grass remaining above water:
On the outer coast, the swell was impressive, crashing against the rocks. I think the waves were ~12 feet at this time:
Right now (at ~9 p.m.) wave heights at the Bodega Bay buoy are reading 24 feet!
P.S. For the record, there was a significant southward movement of loons this morning.