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Publisher's Summary

Unlike canned nature sounds created in a studio, renowned acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton travels the world recording remarkable locations that capture the essence of the place itself. His lifelong mission is to preserve nature through sound, and his soundscapes are produced with such care and quality that you feel as if he has truly brought a slice of the world into your home. 

Few things are as soothing as the lull of the ocean, and in this piece, Gordon celebrates the sounds of the Atlantic as only he can. Relax, close your eyes, and experience the waves crashing onto the wet sand like the earth's own breathing.

This title is part of a collection of audio experiences created to deliver your best sleep during this difficult time.

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What listeners say about Cape Cod National Seashore

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Pulls Me Back to Days of Hope

I went to D-Y Regional High School on Cape Cod, and biked to the beach whenever I needed a break from teenage turmoil. Fortunately, the waves never cease, and neither will the peace they bring.

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Blissful sleep. Since downloading this recording I can sleep! I can’t believe it. Yes I know this sounds hokey but I haven’t slept well for years. Who knew all I need was the sound of the ocean.

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Great for sleep or meditation!

This is an awesome complimentary source! Really helped me to fall asleep, literally made my brain feel like it was just walking along the seashore.

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Wonderful.

An hour of beautifully recorded ocean sounds. Perfect for drifting off to sleep or just relaxing.

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Love this so much

My ancestors settled on the North East Coast, so I time travel back listening to this, feeling the cool humidity, the smell and taste of salt in the air, the bracing caress of the wind. I can see the beach and the beach grass, and hear the absence of trees that I know were once there. Its just so moody and delicious. It also sounds like night. Feeding my imagination with the sight, sound, taste, smell and feeling of the landscape. Thank you for this.

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Great

I listen to this to fall asleep when I’m feeling anxious. It’s very relaxing and I recommend it

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Very Relaxing Ocean Waves

The ocean waves lapping on the shore’s beach is extremely soothing and tranquil, whether you’re doing yoga, meditating or going to sleep.

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Beautiful

This track is such a gift. I plan to use it all the time to help me feel relaxed whether I am working or going to sleep. Beautiful capture of a beautiful place.

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Wonderful and calming

This is such a wonderful and calming piece. Could listen to it over and over again.

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Calming Ocean Sounds

This is a good way to fall asleep with the sound of the ocean in your room.

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  • 04-30-20

Waves of relaxation

Just under an hour of wave sounds. This is really relaxing to have playing in the background or before sleep.

Also appreciate that the audible messages at the beginning and end of the recording have been omitted so they don't bring you out of the relaxation with a jolt.

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  • 09-19-21

Very peaceful sounds of the sea

A lovely recording. Very soothing and peaceful. I find it useful for meditation and reflection. I also find it really help me concentrate on creative work and writing.

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  • 08-01-20

the battle of Cape Cod....

A great tale of the war between land and sea focusing on the battles at Cape cod. Will the sea be victorious or will the land hold on? Nevermind an eye opener, this book is a real eye closer! (sorry but how do you review the story of this 'book'?! it's calming and relaxing and always helps me sleep, what more can I say)

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  • miss caroline jesper
  • 08-24-21

Perfect sleep sounds

This is so soothing and takes me right back to sitting on a beautiful beach in Cape Cod a few years ago. I listen to this at night and it sends me off to sleep in minutes

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  • 06-23-21

Fabulous

If I can’t sleep I pop this on and I’ve nodded off in no time! I love this

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  • 07-15-20

Great for sleep

I listen at night to help me go to sleep. So far it’s worked every time.

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  • bangandthedirtisgone
  • 06-25-20

Great!

Listen to this regularly. Perfect that it is natural seashore and not on a loop.

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  • 06-21-20

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Love these soundscapes, really relaxing and decent length too, part of a series.
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  • 06-13-20

perfect sleep

great for sleeping, soothing and calming. particularly middle of the night wake ups... I pop this on and drift off again.

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  • 05-31-20

Another classic meditation, beautifully recorded

This is one of the better recordings of the classic wave sound meditation, the production is really well done. Personally I would use this after a short spoken meditation to help me drift away to sleep.

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  • 12-15-21

Stunning and authentic recording

Stunning recording - can be useful in many ways, for peace, mediation or background white noise.

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  • Kylie
  • 06-22-21

Relaxing listen

Been having trouble falling asleep lately, this works everynight. Definitely worth a try if you can't fall asleep.

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  • 02-21-21

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most memorable moment was when the wave crashes. great book . was a hard read in text, but really shines through in audio format. great for sleeping.

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  • 08-21-20

relax your mind

I listen to this whenever I need help to fall asleep - it's very calming

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  • 07-21-20

"Me Time"

Found this very relaxing for some quiet "me time" or playing in the background whilst reading.

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  • 06-24-20

great way to go to sleep

being a shift worker I often struggle to go to sleep at different times Listening to the beautiful sounds of the waves crashing on the shores is sooo relaxing. I am yet to hear it through to the end.

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  • liz james
  • 05-29-20

Soothing sea sounds

Gentle soporific sounds that work. I have drifted off to sleep 90%of the time whilst listening to this and when I don’t I just enjoy nature’s sounds . Highly Recommend

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  • 05-27-20

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Just ocean sounds but very peaceful to have on while going to sleep makes you feel like being close to the water

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  • 05-26-20

Great ambient sound

Nice ambient sound for when you're studying or relaxing, Its a good length at an hour but makes me wish audible had a loop button.

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  • 04-27-20

loved sound of waves gently resting on the shore

Simple yet beautiful piece of waves gently resting on the shore. Took me away to somewhere else.