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Weekapaug Point surfers take advantage of swells from distant Hurricane Cristobal

By Sean D. Elliot

Publication: theday.com

Published August 28. 2014 6:30PM   Updated August 29. 2014 12:54PM
Sean D. Elliot/The Day
Eric Lyman of Westerly bails out from his board after carving across the face of a wave off Weekapaug Point Thursday in Westerly as distant Hurricane Cristobal churns up the Atlantic Ocean.

The National Weather Service issued a warning that dangerous surf and rip currents will affect Rhode Island and Massachusetts beaches through Friday due to the increased speed of Hurricane Cristobal as it heads out to sea in the North Atlantic.

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