High seas!

As is usual during the “winter” months, the seas tend to be rougher and colder, affected no doubt by the weather in the northern hemisphere pushing south. But a recent trip to Grand Anse beach was shocking with the intensity of the surf that has been pounded the beach for a couple of weeks, making swimming difficult if not dangerous. (That is a photo of Grand Anse’s normal surf in the blog header)

The weeks of continuous wave action have eroded quite a bit of sand from the immediate shore area and deposited this in the first 25 feet of the sea. When you walk into the sea, it remains shallow for a fairly long distance and then the sea floor drops off sharply, instead of the normal gradual descent. The shallowness probably is a factor in the height of the incoming waves, but the power of the current itself is surprisingly strong.

Enjoy the pictures.

Grand Anse beach

Grand Anse beach

Grand Anse beach

Grand Anse beach

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