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Photo Gallery: Winds whip up 20-foot waves on Lake Superior

Oct 11, 2018 06:35AM ● By Editor
Waves pound the shoreline at Tettegouche State Park Wednesday, October 10, 2018, as a strong fall storm affects northern Minnesota. Derek Montgomery for MPR News


From freelance photographer Derek Montgomery of Minnesota Public Radio News - October 11, 2018

High winds and massive waves on Lake Superior walloped the shoreline near Duluth on Wednesday.

The huge waves damaged the Duluth Lakewalk, blew trees over on to roads and closed Brighton Beach Park. 

They also created quite a spectacle. Check out more information and video of the waves here.


Photos from Derek Montgomery of Minnesota Public Radio News.  To see the original photo gallery and captioned locations, follow this link.  https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/10/10/photos-big-waves-lake-superior



Waves pound the shoreline at Split Rock State Park

Waves pound the shoreline at Split Rock State Park
Waves pound the shoreline at Tettegouche State Park
Waves crest just offshore from Split Rock State Park
Debris litters the ground in Canal Park
Waves crest just a few feet below the Aerial Lift Bridge
Waves pound the shoreline in Canal Park
Waves pound the shoreline at Split Rock State Park
Waves pound the shoreline at Tettegouche State Park
Waves pound the shoreline in Canal Park
Waves crest just offshore from Split Rock State Park
Waves pound the shoreline at Split Rock State Park
Waves pound the shoreline at Split Rock State Park
Waves pound the shoreline at Split Rock State Park
Waves wind and water strike a tree along the shoreline
Waves crest just offshore from Split Rock State Park


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