More and more and more Dewees Beach Erosion

I’ve been reporting on the beach erosion on Dewees since I started the blog in June.  The problem continues unabated.  Compare the pictures of Gary McGraw’s walkway from earlier this year to those I took today.  It seems that both the primary and secondary dunes have been washed away and the ocean is eating into the tertiary line of protection.

Osprey Walk continues to get shorter and shorter.  See the picture below.

Jimmy Smith’s walkway keeps taking hits.  The 8 foot section closest to the water has started to breakaway from the rest of the walkway.  See picture.

Tree trunks continue to sprout on the beach.  It appears that the eroding sand is exposing an old boneyard beach, although it’s possible that some have washed up on the shore.

Gary McGraw's dock continues to suffer from erosion
Gary McGraw's dock continues to suffer from erosion
Osprey Walk being cut short by the sea
Osprey Walk being cut short by the sea
The last section of Jimmy Smith's walkway is breaking free from the rest of the walkway
The last section of Jimmy Smith's walkway is breaking free from the rest of the walkway
Erosion makes boneyard beach appear to grow from underground
Erosion makes boneyard beach appear to grow from underground

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