Wordless Wednesday – Surfs Up

surfs-up

From the kitchen window just after high tide

waves

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19 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday – Surfs Up

  1. I was thinking of you this morning but knew you had made contingency arrangements after storms a year or two ago to ensure you kept radio contact but wasn’t sure about power – I trust you are not warming your hands and heating tins of beans by candle light and camping gaz? Thanks for sharing your pictures – however high the waves are they are not going to reach us here so we can gaze at them in awe from a safe distance. Hope YOU are safe and secure though.

    • Thanks Cathy, we’re warm and dry. The power was only off for a few hours and we have back-up systems to keep us warm and well fed. The waves out on the reef are awesome and were fairly impressive this morning at high tide. It’s exciting to watch the waves and hail squalls from the safety of the house but with the wind still gusting at 70+ mph I’m staying indoors. We’re fairly relaxed about the big storms now we’re confident that the house can withstand the big blows and that the reef will protect us from the tidal surges. Provided we survive the high tide tonight I can add explosive cyclogenesis to the list.

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