Hurricanes are always dangerous beasts and Sandy as we know claimed dozens of lives and caused billions of dollars worth of damage.
At the beginning of this video you’ll see a big wave sweep up Delray beach.The first thirty seconds are the most relevant we believe and it’s another timely reminder that situations like this can be a little too close for comfort.
Also notice how quickly the sea almost returns to “normal” service.
on 2/11/2012 1:22am
Happens alot here on the west coast,when you get a long period swell, happens when you have waves catching up on waves and that starts to pile the water up until eventualy you get a big surge/pulse of water, that gets pushed in,just like a tsunami (i.e increase in sea level) that goes right up to highest tide level and more