All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Huge waves’

Gaviota Pier: Damaging Waves Rip into Popular Fishing Dock

A historic pier at Gaviota State Beach in Santa Barbara, Calif., collapsed Saturday morning due to damaging waves. Gaviota Beach is popular for camping, hiking, and surfing. However, one feature that attracts visiting tourists and local residents is the windy Gaviota Pier. Spanish soldiers who decided to call it “La Gaviota,” which means seagull, found the pier in 1769. The 529-foot …

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Monster Waves Caused By U.S. Storm, Flooding The UK

The storm that hit the U.S. last week has made its way across the Atlantic, wreaking havoc on the U.K., Ireland and Scotland. Dozens of flood warnings are in place across the UK as fresh storms are expected to roll in overnight, Monday night. A Severe Flood Warning is in effect, and the BBC says that this warning means “a …

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