Monster fall storm breeds behemoth surf of coast of Portugal

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1 People watch an unidentified surfer ride a big wave at the Praia do Norte, north beach, at the fishing village of Nazare in Portugal's Atlantic coast Monday, Oct. 28 2013. 
2 Photographers watch the sunrise at the Praia do Norte, north beach, at the fishing village of Nazare in Portugal's Atlantic coast Monday, Oct. 28 2013. 
3 Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle rides a big wave at the Praia do Norte, north beach, outside the fishing village of Nazare in Portugal's Atlantic coast Monday, Oct. 28 2013, 
4 Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle, second right, and American surfer Garret McNamara, right, watch the video of Burle surfing a big wave at the Praia do Norte, north beach, at the fishing village of Nazare in Portugal's Atlantic coast Monday, Oct. 28 2013. Surf media suggest it could be the biggest wave ever surfed. According to Guinness World Records, McNamara holds the record with a 78 feet wave surfed at the very same spot in Nazare in Nov. 1 2011. 
5 Surfers Carlos Burle, right, from Brazil, and Garret McNamara, from the US, pose for a photo after Burle surfed a big wave at the Praia do Norte, north beach, at the fishing village of Nazare in Portugal's Atlantic coast Monday, Oct. 28 2013. Surf media suggest it could be the biggest wave ever surfed. According to Guinness World Records, McNamara holds the record with a 78 feet wave surfed at the very same spot in Nazare in Nov. 1 2011.