Because of the stillness of the sea, the hurricane has no issues getting to you. It ice skates through the smooth sheet of water with full speed and hits you in the face, leaving you in at least two pieces.
They are to protect us, but we also need to protect them! - A post from a year ago.
You might have thought about a doomsday scenario at some point in your life. You surely have seen all the movies. But would you know what to do if it actually happened?