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 Dangerous Anchorage!

"At first I could not detect anything wrong, but then I realized that there was a background noise that had not been noticeable before. Small waves were now rolling up the shingle beach at the head of the bay and returning to head back out, undiminished in size. The beach was a perfect wave reflector! When the outgoing wave met the next incoming wave they would momentarily combine to form a wave twice the normal height. It was immediately apparent to me that this could be a very dangerous situation if the waves coming in from the west increased in size."
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 (Submitted by Noel Tue Jun 15, 2004 )

  


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