Big waves and a near miss
Safety-minded Greg Long survives Cortes Bank close call
Attention to detail, if done right, will make an outcome predictable with minimal impact. For Greg Long, the best-laid plans -- plans he had put into place to protect others -- ended up saving his life.
When surf forecasters projected what would be the second significant storm of the 2012 big-wave season, surfers mobilized. But the swell direction was too northerly for many of the premier big-wave spots, focusing instead on latitude 32.478, longitude 119.215: the Cortes ...
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