Well, they didn’t get any giant waves I’ve heard of in my old hometown, but they got a waterspout. We had one in about 1983, but it was at night so didn’t get filmed, and there was no Internet yet. Check this footage out, it’s really cool! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22nh5VglqkI
Every now and again Gaia has to shake the fleas off.