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Old 05-11-2008, 10:13   #1
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Rogue wave in mid-coast Maine

Wow. Hope to never run into anything like this while cruising on the Maine coast (knocks on wood). Sounds like it would have been (at best) VERY SCARY to have been headed in or out of the harbor at this time.

Boothbay Harbor, Maine; 10/28/2008

"Dockworker Marcy Ingall saw a giant wave in the distance last Tuesday afternoon and stopped in her tracks. It was an hour before low tide in Maine's Boothbay Harbor, yet without warning, the muddy harbor floor suddenly filled with rushing, swirling water.

In 15 minutes, the water rose 12 feet, then receded. And then it happened again. It occurred three times, she said, each time ripping apart docks and splitting wooden pilings."

Strange tide occurs

Massive waves a mystery at Maine harbor - The Boston Globe

Mystery Wave Strikes Maine Harbor | LiveScience

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Old 05-11-2008, 10:40   #2
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Probably the wake from Paul Allen going past a tad fast on Octopus
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Obviously alien ufo... oh, sorry, wrong thread
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Just a precursor for when the side of the Islas Canarias slides into the water.

I am going to check the USGS Earthquake site for that day.

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