Greg A. Cooper


High waves, in conjunction with a high tide and a storm surge, provided for quite the water show along the Pacific Coast Highway north of Emma Wood State Beach, in Ventura, Calif., Thursday morning, Jan. 29, 1998. Kathy Tremblay, left, her husband, Skip, and his mother, Virginia,were caught off guard by this 25-foot-wave that pounded the sea wall in front of them.