~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Storm Surge ~

Friday morning, November 13: Evidence of a storm brewing. Big clouds stream from the south along our western horizon. Deposits of wave generated sea foam extend along the shoreline at ebb tide.

Sanderling, plovers and sandpipers feeding along the shoreline at ebb tide. November 13, 2020

Sunday, November 15. Yesterday and today, gale force winds averaging 25 mph with gusts as high as 50, accompanied by frequent squalls and downpours, have pummeled the Long Beach Peninsula.

A New Moon King Tide adds to the drama!

Sunday, November 15, 2020 ~ 9:30 a.m.

November 16 – 17, 2020: Monday night the wind and rain were nonstop. Windows were tested, the fireplace moaned, and the barometer dropped to the bottom of its scale. Tuesday morning at low tide, Jello and I ventured out into the rain and wind. Our dunes, beach and Pacific Ocean were still here.

There was a bit of a break in our Tuesday afternoon walk.

November 17, 2020 ~ 3:30 PM
Jello looking for deer. Clark’s Tree Sculpture in left background.

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.🐾

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3 Responses to ~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Storm Surge ~

  1. M.B. Henry says:

    Love that pretty rainbow shot! 🙂 (All the rest are pretty amazing too)

  2. gwen barnard says:

    Lovely blog, very nice pics! And Jello too! Who could ask for more?

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