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The Sea Was Angry That Day – Falmouth Storm VIDEO

FALMOUTH – The beaches of Falmouth during Thursday’s storm were an amazing sight.

In this town, which is not exactly the surfing part of Cape Cod, there were enormous (though not exactly surf-able) waves.

Nobska Beach looked like Newcomb Hollow Beach, only much crazier. And Chapoquoit Beach… well, it didn’t exist.



We can’t imagine what the Outer Cape beaches looked like during the storm.

This was about as wild as Falmouth has ever looked, short of a hurricane … or blizzard.

In fact, we ran into a friend who works for the water department, and a police officer who kept us from walking to a live wire and dying, and both told us they had not seen a storm like this ever that was not a hurricane.

So while we were taking photos (coming soon) of downed trees and wires, we did a circle of Falmouth’s beaches and recorded this footage. Yes, it was hard to stay upright in all this wind.

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Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy is co-founder of Cape Cod Wave. He is a longtime journalist who has written for the Boston Globe, Boston magazine, the Cape Cod Times and several other publications. He is the author of "YOU CAN'T SELL RIGHT FIELD; A Cape Cod Novel." He is also the author or co-author of more than a dozen mostly non-fiction books, including books with celebrity athletes Cam Neely, Tom Glavine and Joe Theisman. His previous book was, "ALMOST: 12 Electric Months Chasing A Silicon Valley Dream" with Hap Klopp,who created the iconic brand, The North Face.
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Brian is a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan with a long-running NFL predictions/political satire column connecting weekly world events to the fate of his favorite team, now at Whatsgonnahappen.com.

1 Comment

  • Not scary in the grand Atlantic scheme of things, historically speaking. Nice pix, tho’. Try Bar Harbor during a good northeaster… out on Ocean Drive IF the gendarmes will allow you to traverse around to Seal Harbor!

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