jeffshultz at wvi.com
Sat Feb 27 17:46:14 CST 2010
On 2/27/2010 3:36 PM, Scott Weeks wrote:
> It wasn't anything. Stood on the cliff above Pipeline (famous surf spot) and couldn't tell if the water washing up the beach was normal winter surf or a tsunami. Other parts of the island may have seen more, though. Resonance is everything with these types of waves.
> Many cables land at Kahe on the west side of Oahu and Kawaihae on the Big Island, the opposite side of the islands from the direction of the wave. No calls from the NOC, so no trouble AFAIK... ;-)
Last time I checked, Pipeline was on the north side of the island, was
it not? Activity coming from Chile would be on the east and southern sides.
Nonetheless, based on television coverage it basically "sloshed" in and
out a lot without any real damage being done. Didn't even look like it
really got past the beaches from what I could see.
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