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Sunday, January 31, 2016

Gimme shelter


A gale warning was in effect todayand the ocean confirmed it!  Northwest winds were blowing at ~30 mph (25 knots), with gusts to ~40 mph (35 knots).  The marine forecast called for 11-14 foot waves, but the offshore buoy was reading 17 feet at ~5 p.m.

I could barely hold the camera steady for these pictures.



A Sanderling found shelter behind some driftwood: