All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘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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Giant Wave Kills Tourist in Mexico

The Associated Press is reporting that a giant wave hit two tourists on a beach in Cabo San Lucas, dragging them out to sea and killing one of them. A 65-year-old woman was killed by the freak wave, while a 70-year-old man is now in serious condition. The wave struck near the famous El Arco natural arch at the resort …

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