A tide of poetry appeared in an article from the 'beach connection' website about the nocturnal Oregon beach.
Among the many things that can be said about the night ocean, is that it suggests H.P. Lovecraft's human fish creatures, as well as Maldoror's oceanic forays. It also reminds me of an encounter with a freezing cold wind coming off the night ocean in San Francisco.*
The 'beach connection' website itself features information about Oregon beaches, ghost towns and other trivia, but it also contains real estate ads and tourist content, so be warned. Click on the title or copy the link below.