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by Ed Temperley on Monday 29th October, 2012 613180 Views
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YOUR shots from Hurricane Sandy, the 'Frankinstorm' headed towards an East Coast near you soon.
If you listen to the mainstream media this Frankinstorm is coming to get you this Halloween. The problem is to what extent no-one is quite sure, the scale and track of Sandy are quite unprecedented. A 1000 nautical mile wind-field will bring flooding and high wind damage to a vast swathe of the East Coast. It's a 'perfect storm' of wind and tide which is increasing in intensity as it bears down on the coast, currently traversing a narrow ridge of warm sea surface temperatures before transitioning extratropical with no let-up in intensity.
Sadly Sandy has already achieved a much of her destructive handiwork, causing widespread devastation and contributing to the death of some 65 individuals in the Caribbean, 51 of those coming in Haiti. What this tells you is that Sandy is not instantly deadly, more that lack of preparation, resources, adequate shelter (and is the case of Haiti - deforestation) will bring a greater likelihood of fatalities. Undoubtedly there will be further damage, flooding and destruction and our thoughts go out to everyone affected.
It may seem churlish to celebrate the destructive forces at work here but whilst feverish journos are live-blog the storm's landfall via Twitter, surfers are scurrying around the edges like busy bees attracted to vortices - searching out that kink of sand to harness Sandy for good.
We'd advise keeping up to date with Sandy via the National Hurricane Centre HERE. Or our hurricane swell forecasts HERE. © 2013 Max Krumpholz
Palm Beach Florida saw some "sandy nugs at Pump House". © 2013 DiMarco
Early morning gold at the Jax Beach Pier, Florida. © 2013 surfdog photography
South beach was all time..too bad it was typhoon lagoon packed out! Still a great day of surf. © 2013 colesurfin
Deep in the barrel at Surf City Pier in North Carolina. © 2013 jastephenson
Everyone was out catching some of Sandy's groundswell on Sunday at St. Augustine, Florida. © 2013 dizzyriss
You have to look twice... Sebastian Moreno buried deep in a Hurricane Sandy pit off Melbourne Beach in Florida. © 2013 MorganG Arts
Hurricane Sandy chocolate barrels. © 2013 Surf Visions
Somewhere outside Misquamicut, New England. © 2013 user138676
Doing it with style at South Beach, Florida. © 2013 user107742
Alabama Ave, North Carolina, deep and dark. © 2013 CBNCSURF.COM
Stuart Beach, Florida's East Cost was only for the brave. © 2013 kkryzda
Broadway Ave, Cape May, NJ © 2013 Ynkon
Screaming South Beach beauty in Florida. © 2013 TPIX
Josh McFadden dropping into a Hurricane Sandy left at the Folly Beach Fishing Pier. © 2013 Kalyn Cogswell
Crowds gather to marvel at the ferocity at Deerfield Beach, Florida. © 2013 ludachris550
Fully bazzed in the eye of a while different storm at Deerfield Beach, Florida. © 2013 ludachris550
Reef Road, Florida is one of the dredgiest spots in this part of Florida. © 2013 Moana Surf Co.
Enticing shorey at Rhode Island's Breachway. © 2013 QuonnieRI
Hurricane Sandy under a heavy 'filtered' light at Jacksonville Beach, Florida. © 2013 Florida Scot
Top lit tube at Satellite Beach, Florida. © 2013 GRagan
We'd advise keeping up to date with Sandy via the National Hurricane Centre HERE. Or our hurricane swell forecasts HERE. © 2013 magicseaweed
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