According to Darko Dragojević, a member of independent Croatian meteorological organization Crometeo, who observed and reported the event in Vela Luka (Korčula), sea levels sharply rose for about 1.5 meters around 08:30 local time/CET (06:30 UTC). Although the water did not enter nearby houses, several boats were damaged.
The event, which lasted for about 3 hours, was also observed in Stari Grad (Hvar) and Rijeka Dubrovačka where sea levels rose for 2 meters (6.5 feet).
27.06.14. Ukraine: Giant wave batters Odessa beach
A huge and unexpected wave wreaked havoc on Odessa's Witted beach on Friday.
Around 1pm local time, a wave with a crest reaching three meters approached and flooded the beach, Assistant Chief of the Main Department of the State of Emergency Situations of Ukraine in Odessa region Maya Grin'ko said.
CCTV footage from the scene showed the huge wave enveloping the beach and people scrambling for their belongings.