ATLANTIC OCEAN WAVE WATCHING -EXPLODERS, BANGERS, ROLLERS, CRASHERS, AND SONIC BOOMERS – #GLOUCESTEMA #ROCKPORTMA MARCH NOR’ESTER STORM RILEY -By Kim Smith

The best wave watching Sunday afternoon was from Atlantic Road, especially when the light turned silver-gray-violet. The mist from the pounding waves filled the air, creating a beautiful diffused quality. It was mesmerizing to see the waves hurling against the rocky coastline. Often the force was so loud, it sounded like a sonic boom had exploded. Atlantic Road was closed to car traffic while pedestrians strolled the road as though a promenade. After watching the full force of the waves during high tide, I headed over to Straitsmouth Island in Rockport. Less in strength, but still spectacular to watch.

 

5 thoughts on “ATLANTIC OCEAN WAVE WATCHING -EXPLODERS, BANGERS, ROLLERS, CRASHERS, AND SONIC BOOMERS – #GLOUCESTEMA #ROCKPORTMA MARCH NOR’ESTER STORM RILEY -By Kim Smith

  1. These pics give me ONLY a hint of what it must have been to be there.Heartbreaking damage paralleled with the unimaginable strength of the waves and hearing the sounds is captured at the moment.

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  2. I have seen some big ones during my times but nothing like this- I know portions of the break wall came over in lanes Cove but not like it currently is on the Duley street side! Most of wall knocked over from pictures. Over the years the granite blocks get pushed a little each year until the biggie comes along and humpty falls!

    Dave

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