Explore the nature of hurricanes and lightning—two frequent and hazardous events in North Carolina.
Ask anybody what they like about North Carolina’s beaches and you’ll likely hear responses like warm sun, warm sand, ocean breeze, and fresh seafood at the restaurants. The answers vary, of course, but I think one thing that everyone likes about the beach is the sound of the waves.
So the question is... What makes an ocean wave?
The answer is simple: wind.