Nor’easters Create Perfect Conditions for Big Surf Waves

Amazing Conditions Greet Surfers on Wednesday Maybe it was the back to back nor’easters that created the perfect conditions for the waves that rolled in on Wednesday. Maybe it was the wind shifting just enough to the west to stack those massive waves, so they were no longer an unreadable swirl of currents. Whatever it … Continue reading Nor’easters Create Perfect Conditions for Big Surf Waves

Power of Nor’easter Tosses Container Ship Cargo to Ocean

Wind and Waves Damage Cargo Ship The container ship Maersk Shanghai, bound for Charleston, SC lost 70-73 containers 17 miles off Oregon Inlet Saturday night the Coast Guard has reported. That puts into perspective just how powerful the March nor’easter that is pounding the East Coast is. At the time the containers fell into the … Continue reading Power of Nor’easter Tosses Container Ship Cargo to Ocean

Hatteras Power Blackout-Northern Beaches Unaffected

The news just came out a little while ago, that Hatteras Island is being evacuated. This is a manmade catastrophe, and has nothing whatsoever to do with Mother Nature. What Happened? Early yesterday morning, PCL Construction who is building the new Bonner Bridge, was pounding a piling into the south end of Oregon Inlet. When … Continue reading Hatteras Power Blackout-Northern Beaches Unaffected