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    Giant waves slam the pier at Old Orchard Beach on Saturday.

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    The foundation of this house at 56 Surf St. in Saco is cracked and separating from the rest of the house after being battered by waves in Friday’s nor’easter.

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    Raging surf batters a house along Beach Avenue in Kennebunk at high tide Friday morning as the nor'easter kicks up waves.

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    The surf breaks near storm spectators at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse in South Portland just after high tide on Friday.

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    Lawyer Fred Moore prepares to enter floodwater on Portland Pier on Friday while city employees Brian Cogill, Ryan Sullivan and Kevin Deneault look on. High winds and rain coincided with a lunar high tide, which pushed seawater against the door of Moore's office at Robinson, Kriger & McCallum.

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    Photographing the stormy ocean from Spring Point in South Portland on Friday shortly after high tide.

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    A minivan drives through water in downtown Kennebunkport on Friday. The high tide and flooding temporarily closed the bridge between Kennebunk and Kennebunkport.

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    Sarah Pearce of South Portland pulls husband Gregoire Pearce away from an incoming wave during a wet-weather stroll along the Eastern Promenade Trail on Friday. Gregoire Pearce said they were undaunted by the waves topping the seawall. "It's awesome. I love this stuff," he said.

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    At almost high tide, the surf in Camp Ellis surges over the sea wall onto Main and North streets during Friday’s storm.

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    A man steps back from a wave Friday while standing near the foundation of the house at 56 Surf St. in Saco. High surf from the storm had cracked the foundation, which was being pulled away from the rest of the house.

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    City maintenance workers Ryan Sullian, left, and Brian Cogill wade along Portland Pier on Friday morning after measuring water depth on the flood-prone street. The seawater exceeded 2 feet in some spots just before high tide.

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    Tidal flooding closed Sawyer Road on the Scarborough-Cape Elizabeth border Friday afternoon.

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    Saco police at the flooded Camp Ellis intersection of Ferry Rd. and Seaside Avenue at high tide during Friday's coastal storm.

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    Andrew Poulos carries a sandbag along a flooded sidewalk on Portland Pier to the entrance of J'S Oyster during strong winds and flooding at high tide on Friday.

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  • A woman walking against strong wind gusts on Middle Street takes what shelter she can under a collapsing umbrella Friday morning.
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    A woman walking against strong wind gusts on Middle Street takes what shelter she can under a collapsing umbrella Friday morning.

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    Water rises over a bridge along Parsons Beach Road in Kennebunk during high tide Friday.

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    Portland Pier floods for the second time Friday, during the late-night high tide.

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    Kaylee Collin, right, and Spencer Stone walk through water along North Avenue in Camp Ellis in Saco on Sunday, March 4. The coastal neighborhood as well as other parts of the southern Maine coast were flooded for the third day in a row on Sunday.

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