A surfer gets underneath the lip of a breaking wave Thursday, a great day for surfing off Hilton Head Island due to the waves kicked up by Hurricane Earl, which passed far offshore during the day. Dozens of surfers turned out at Burkes Beach near high tide to try their hands at riding the big waves generated by the storm.
A surfer gets underneath the lip of a breaking wave Thursday, a great day for surfing off Hilton Head Island due to the waves kicked up by Hurricane Earl, which passed far offshore during the day. Dozens of surfers turned out at Burkes Beach near high tide to try their hands at riding the big waves generated by the storm.
A surfer gets underneath the lip of a breaking wave Thursday, a great day for surfing off Hilton Head Island due to the waves kicked up by Hurricane Earl, which passed far offshore during the day. Dozens of surfers turned out at Burkes Beach near high tide to try their hands at riding the big waves generated by the storm.

The soft side of the storm

September 02, 2010 06:50 PM

UPDATED September 07, 2010 01:27 PM

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