CLATSOP, Ore. — Extremely high tides, known as King Tides, hit the Oregon Coast this weekend.

The tides only happen a few times during the year. They were expected to be the biggest of the season.

While the waves are captivating to see, there's a big danger with getting too close. This video from Thor's Well and Yachats, Oregon, shows the danger. Fortunately, the man was OK.

Many people safely flocked to the Oregon Coast to see for themselves how big the waves get. Here's what they looked like:

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