Code Red for Carnage: Teahupoo August 27th 2011
How often is it – in surfing or anything – you can truly say you’ve seen something you’ve never seen before and don’t expect to see again?
Early this morning – or late last night, depending on how you look at 2am – the reef begins to boom.
Almost imperceptible, ground-shaking impacts.
At the crack we get up, have coffee and walk down to check it.
Immediately you can see it’s BIG. Seawater has broken the berm protecting the lawns along the rim of the bay inside the pass; rocks and weed and bits of junk are scattered in unusual places.
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