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Two Waves Collide

A wave collision.

I’m hanging on to the hope for a miracle for all those in the path of Hurricane Irene. Be safe! Come to Florida. Hurricane Irene brought some incredible surf to Delray Beach, Florida. We don’t see surf of this magnitude very much, so this is unique and beautiful. Sadly many sea turtle eggs and hatchlings were destroyed, and we’ve lost a good portion of our beach.

Hurricane Irene Offshore Delray Beach, Florida

Hurricane Irene passing by Delray Beach, Florida

Forceful waves approach Delray Beach Florida as Hurricane Irene passed by.

Forceful waves approach Delray Beach Florida as Hurricane Irene passed by.

The Fury of Hurricane Irene

Passing by at 200 miles offshore Hurricane Irene had quite an impact on Delray Beach Florida.

Hurricane Irene battered the coast in Delray Beach Florida with powerful waves.

Hurricane Irene battered the coast in Delray Beach Florida with powerful waves.

The sky lightened but the waves were still packing quite a punch.

The sky lightened but the waves were still packing quite a punch.

Toward evening Hurricane Irene had moved far enough north to take the clouds with her, and for a while we saw sun.

The surfers enjoyed the big waves that Hurricane Irene sent our way.

The surfers enjoyed the big waves that Hurricane Irene sent our way.

Surfing the big waves brought to Delray Beach Florida by Hurricane Irene.

Surfing the big waves brought to Delray Beach Florida by Hurricane Irene.

Hurricane Irene brought the daring out to ride her waves.

Hurricane Irene brought the daring out to ride her waves.

Hurricane Irene takes a bite out of coastal Delray Beach Florida.

Hurricane Irene takes a bite out of coastal Delray Beach Florida.

Look close, I sent Maxine in to duke it out with Irene!

Look close, I sent Maxine in to duke it out with Irene!

Although beautiful from this vantage point, I know what a hurricane can do physically and psychologically. May all be safe as Hurricane Irene unleashes her wrath. I’m hoping for a miracle! Please, everyone, respect the power of nature.