According to the Daily Mail, at just after 4 am on Monday morning, when seven buoys off the coast of Eden in wales/” title=”View all articles about New South Wales here”>New South Wales recorded a wave of 58 feet, smashing the old record of 49 feet.
The surf was washing the beach away up to the point where homes were washing into the ocean,” said Riley Gray, a Canadian expat living in NSW. “People lost swimming pools and shit like that… it’s pretty hectic.
A mix of king tides and an extraordinarily low pressure system created conditions that haven’t been seen in decades, and wales/” title=”View all articles about New South Wales here”>New South Wales bore the brunt of it.
Although there has surely been a larger wave at some point in the past, it hasn’t rolled through since the early ’70s, when they began keeping records. “It was so hectic.
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