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bacon and aaarghs

Huge wave smashes through restaurant window as people eat breakfast

Well, that’s the eggs ruined.

MOBY DICK’S Restaurant on the pier in Santa Barbara, California was full of people having their Saturday morning breakfast when the waves outside got bigger.

Like REALLY big.

Forrest Buchanan

YouTuber Forrest Buchanan writes in a caption:

The swell increased with every wave that passed. I recall telling people at the table in front of me, the pier will likely be closed soon due to the high surf.

Then, after the wave came in:

The dining room was filled with the sound of glass shattering and people screaming as a wave of water rush over the dining room carpet.


Here’s another angle that shows how diners were filming the waves, before their eggs and bacon got comprehensively ruined:

Michael Quaranta

According to NBC Los Angeles, there were no reports of injuries.

Videos via dailypicksandflicks and NBC

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