During high tide last Thursday, La Push saw the mouth of the Quileute River push over its banks. Storming caused boats in the Quileute Harbor Marina to rock in their berths. The breakwater to protect the harbor was overrun by larger waves. In the foreground, seagulls huddle on the ground with their faces toward the wind. (Zorina Barker/for Peninsula Daily News)

During high tide last Thursday, La Push saw the mouth of the Quileute River push over its banks. Storming caused boats in the Quileute Harbor Marina to rock in their berths. The breakwater to protect the harbor was overrun by larger waves. In the foreground, seagulls huddle on the ground with their faces toward the wind. (Zorina Barker/for Peninsula Daily News)

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