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NEWS: Waves From Famous Surfer Spot In Northern Spain Dissapear.

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posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 10:37 AM
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Mundaka, Spain has been known as one of the 12 most famous surfer spots in the world because of the waves, often reaching more than 20 feet, which have always attracted tourists to the region for over 20 years, after the discovery of the surfing spot by an Australian, Craig Sage. But now the waves are gone, and the mysterious dissapearance of the waves have Basque scientists perplexed as to what could have caused the giant waves to have suddenly dissapeared from the area.
 





news.telegraph.co.uk
A famous European surfing beach has mysteriously lost its waves, to the consternation of locals and dismay of surfers, who fear that a "wonder of the world" has vanished forever.

Surfers flock in their thousands to Mundaka, on Spain's north Atlantic coast, to master its enormous tube-like roller - a giant often reaching more than 20 feet. Now anyone arriving to catch the "Basque wave" will find themselves riding no more than a ripple.

It is, for aficionados of the sport, as if a Formula One racing track had disappeared into thin air. The wave suddenly went missing in the spring, provoking bewilderment in the town, and fears that it will soon wave goodbye to its tourist industry.




Please visit the link provided for the complete story.


According to the article some people in the area believe that the dissapearance of the waves in this area was due to the "Boxing Day Tsunami in Asia," but perhaps the sudden dissapearance of the waves in this spot is due to what seems to be the collapse of the North Atlantic Conveyor Belt as reported by Indy in an ATSNN article linked below.

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posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 12:00 PM
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I don't see it on the map... Do I need to know a secret surfer code to find the location?


I think the planet's changing much more rapidly than predicted and this is just one of the signs. I wonder what will happen to the sea life without the currents???



posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 12:16 PM
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The currents wont go away...
they will change... and with the change comes many climate changes...
Northern UK will get colder... is about all we know for sure...
the currents are dependent upon each other, so one wave dissapearing means others will also...

we have a thread on the changing currents.
abovetopsecret



posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 12:23 PM
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good find Muaddib

There's an awful lot of "strange" things happening and stuff like this just proves to me, that we are at the start of seeing more severe effects of climate change. Granted climate change has always been occuring and will continue to do so, it just that I think in the next 20-25 years we will see more of the drastic and dramatic changes that we are unfamiliar with.



posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 01:16 PM
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Originally posted by mythatsabigprobe
I don't see it on the map... Do I need to know a secret surfer code to find the location?


I think the planet's changing much more rapidly than predicted and this is just one of the signs. I wonder what will happen to the sea life without the currents???


The yellow star in the map i provided is the place. It doesn't show the name in that map because is not really a very big city. That part of the Atlantic is called "Mar Cantabrico", "Cantabrico Sea", in Spain. I have been there as my family roots are from a place close by to those parts, and I visited most of Spain when i was living there. The seas in that area used to be very rough, but seem to be changing now. Even in summer very few people would swim in that area because the current could sweep you away.


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posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 01:29 PM
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Originally posted by worldwatcher
good find Muaddib

There's an awful lot of "strange" things happening and stuff like this just proves to me, that we are at the start of seeing more severe effects of climate change. Granted climate change has always been occuring and will continue to do so, it just that I think in the next 20-25 years we will see more of the drastic and dramatic changes that we are unfamiliar with.


Thanks WW, btw, i don't think we have to wait 20 years to see more dramatic changes. I don't want to sound like a "scaremonger," but every year we see something new that adds up to the problems that the current climate change we are undergoing is bringing. In Florida we have a system that according to some scientists will bring more and more hurricanes and tropical storms for at least the next 20 years, if it doesn't get worse.

Scientists have verified that the Gulf Stream has slowed down 80% of its previous strength, and now this. If this trend continues, I expect the weather to get colder in the northern regions of the world in the next couple of years, summers will also be colder and shorter in those areas.

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posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 02:39 PM
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Well the likely cause was listed further down in the article. Dredging....

To make a wave you need an incoming wave and a bottom profile that causes the wave to go up, break and curl. Change the bottom profile and you can get no wave....

Sucks either way then again maybe the big bad NWO hates surfers....



posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 02:48 PM
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If dredging was the cause, and scientists know what bottom contour is necessary for good waves, then why doesn't somebody "contour" the bottom to make the most efficient shape for magnificent waves. For that matter, it seems that locations with poor waves could do this to improve the waves and attract surfer tourists.



posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 02:57 PM
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Of course, George W. Bush and Karl Rove are responsible for this, in retaliation for Spain pulling its troops out of Iraq and for electing a Socialist for President, or whatever they call him. After all, if someone can influence the Olympic committee, how difficult can it be to control the oceans.

www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 03:13 PM
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When i look at this from a logical sense it makes sense that maybe the waves themselves changed the contour in the beach's floor on there own. Then again there could just be a massive chinese submarine fleet parked there in the cove waiting to attack there designated target.



posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 03:41 PM
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Climate changes would be a fantastic explanation - world wide weather patterns are changing, with knock on effects. Or this could be something to do with... NASA landing a washing machine on a comet 80 million miles away! It could be effecting the moons lunar pull on the oceans.
But will it effect the price of peanut butter...



posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 04:01 PM
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Hmm, if waves "disappear", I'd be looking to see what the local wildlife is doing...and getting ready to head for higher ground!


Especially when the tide level starts dropping drastically....

Humans are so dense-how much of a warning do ya need?
Or are we gonna bail out Spain with millions in tsunami "aid"?



posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 04:08 PM
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LOL-"Beavis" and "Butt Head" can't even manage to get the cajones to finish off the Iraqi terrorist infestation, much less manage something like this..otherwise, we'd just have some nice oversized surf flush Iraq clean.


There's been drastic and "weird" changes in conditions worldwide for as long as humans have kept track of such things. As populations increase and even more territory becomes thickly populated, the effects of such changes are more reported and dramaticized. A hurricane that shows up in the same deserted island for centuries like clockwork, isn't suddenly a big climactic disaster because now a hotel and a thousand rich tourists are affected...



Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
Of course, George W. Bush and Karl Rove are responsible for this, in retaliation for Spain pulling its troops out of Iraq and for electing a Socialist for President, or whatever they call him. After all, if someone can influence the Olympic committee, how difficult can it be to control the oceans.

www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 04:45 PM
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With changes in both the north atlantic and gulf stream currents you can expect dramatic changes to our climate in the future.

For most of us the changes will be hard to notice at first, however many experts believe there will be more and more extreme weather anomalies.

Some believe it is all a part of a natural cycle, others believe it is the result of man's contributions to global warming, I believe the answer is somewhere in between.



posted on Jul, 6 2005 @ 06:15 PM
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I heard a scientist bring up a theory that this is a normal cycle, that has been acellerated by man and the use of fossil fuels. He said they could see in past fossil records when things like this had happened in the past, but they were happening more rapidly this time.



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