Moonrise at Compo Beach’s Ned Dimes Marina … (Photo/JD Dworkow)
… and the last boats of the season, at Longshore’s ER Strait Marina (Photo/Bruce McFadden)
ER Strait Marina, Longshore (Photo/Jay Petrow)
ER Strait Marina (Photo/Jayce Barandarian)
Longshore’s ER Strait Marina (Photo/Patricia McMahon)
ER Strait Marina (Photo/Dennis Jackson)
Longshore’s ER Strait Marina (Photo/Paul Einarsen)
End of the season at Longshore’s ER Strait Marina (Photo/Seth Goltzer)
A cold evening at Longshore’s ER Strait Marina (Photo/Seth Goltzer)
Saugatuck Shores was hit hardest by today’s near-nor’easter. Jennifer Seymour reports:
2 hours after high tide, there was still several feet of water. My husband rescued me and my sons by kayak on the island side of the Saugatuck Island bridge. I lived here during Irene and Sandy, and have seen nothing close since then.
With Saugatuck Shores flooded, Jennifer Seymour’s husband and daughter paddle a kayak.
One view of Saugatuck Shores …
… and another. Yes, that’s a road. (Saugatuck Shores photos/Jennifer Seymour)
Longshore’s ER Strait Marina …
… and nearby Evan Harding Point. (Longshore photos/Scott Smith)
The Soundview Drive seawall took a pounding … (Photo/Andrew Colabella)
… but it doesn’t faze Soundview resident Paul Lane. He’s lived there for decades, and weathered many storms. (Photo/Betsy P. Kahn)
An old standby: the Compo cannons. (Photo/Andrew Colabella)
Quentin Road, off Compo Beach Road. (Photo/Bruce Becker)
Grove Point Road was underwater too. (Photo/Andrew Colabella)
Sure, it was hot today.
It’s summer. What do you expect?
(Well, we did not expect a “heat dome,” probably because we’ve never heard of it before. It’s probably an invention of the Weather Channel, just like winter storms with names like Juno and Xerxes.)
Here’s what Compo Beach looked like at various times today.
Enjoy — and bookmark this page, so you can enjoy it again in January. And February. And March…
Sunrise at the beach. (Photo/Dayle Brownstein)
It wasn’t too hot for this egret… (Photo/Amy Schneider)
…or for these guys. (Photo/Dan Woog)
The marina was active today — but also very serene. (Photo/Dan Woog)
Life is good, as the sun sets. (Photo/Dan Woog)