Time Lapse Video of Stormy California Coast


I was just south of Carmel, California on Friday when a winter storm passed through producing some awesome surf. I had never seen waves as tall as these 20 to 25 footers.  Still photos to follow although here is one below. The photos or video don’t quite capture the immensity of the swells.

A passing storm produces high surf along California's Pacific Ocean Coastline near Carmel

A passing storm produces high surf along California’s Pacific Ocean Coastline near Carmel

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9 comments

  1. The power of Nature is awesome!

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  2. …and you captured that power really awesomely

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  3. When I lived north of Eureka, I’d crawl up big rocks in the ocean, sitting there just to feel the intense waves crashing on the rocks.

    Beautiful photo.

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  4. Mesmerizing! Next best thing to being there. 🙂
    (How did you keep the mist off your camera and lens?)

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