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  •  Offshore, in storm waves, have been 56 feet (1+ / 0-)
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    tall. As they approach the shelf and shore they may/are likely to get taller so the storm surge will be terrible.

    Think of the images of that tsunami of a few years ago, 2004.
    It originated on the other side of the Indian Ocean between Indonesia and the Andaman Islands yet affected this same Indian coast (to the south).
    That tsunamis effect on the shore of Thailand had the surge going far inland and scouring everything away.

    We’re Ready, Wendy’s Ready! WTF Are We Waiting For? Bring ‘em on! The revolution has begun! Come and take it!

    by Bluefin on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 04:57:09 PM PDT

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