Thursday, September 11, 2008

Ike already affecting us

The beast is something like 900 miles away and water is up a good two feet! I shot these photos a few minutes ago - they show how the dunes are doing their job -- and how the breaks between the dunes are compromising the whole system.

5 Comments:

Blogger Erin said...

Wow. I'm kinda glad that I didn't come down there like I was supposed to this weekend. But I'm still sad that I didn't get to come!

1:13 PM  
Blogger Lucinda said...

Too bad.
The best hurricane party is at the house that the hurricane is likely to miss altogether.

:)

1:27 PM  
Blogger Rob Nixon said...

It'll be worse on Friday with surf forecasted to be 15-22'

9:03 PM  
Blogger Sam said...

Sandy Feet always gets better pictures than me!!!!

Anyway, it is dramatic.

Rob, 50-mile buoy 42001 is exactly at 20'.
-sam

10:19 AM  
Blogger Mike said...

But, you've still got Dewey...

12:36 AM  

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