Huge wave hits Acadia visitors, kills 1

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    for those that dont know, Arcadia National park is in northern coastal Maine
     
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    Your post is the first I heard of this tragedy.

    Yeah I can see how easily this could happen at Thunderhole.

    You're definitely at risk if you're there if a freak wave hits.

    That poor, poor family.

    They're happily on vacation in one of the most beautiful places in America one minute and they've lost their young daughter the next.

    That's just tragic.
     
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    yeah, its really tragic
    sad
     
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    Did they not know there was a hurricane in that area at the time?
     
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    yeah, it tells you at the link
    they had even closed off areas and the beaches in the southern part of the state had closed
     
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    Snowbirds aside, I'm thinking northerners probably don't realize what a hurricane can do, even that far away when it comes to the ocean waves. Big waves and currents... and rough slippery rocks... that's bad news.
     
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