Seacrest Beach - Arlene damage?

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  1. cpete

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    Any idea on how Seacrest fared compared to Seaside?
     
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    Re: Seacrest Beach

    Would love to know also how Seacrest beach is and Rosemary
     
  3. Cork On the Ocean

    Cork On the Ocean directionally challenged

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    Re: Seacrest Beach

    Just went down and took bunches of photos. Looks like sand erosion is from 1.5-10 feet in spots.

    Rosemary Beach - 3 damaged walkways.
    Found pieces of one in Paradise by the Sea. The damaged walkovers were on each extreme end. The center walkways did quite well and this where it looks like about 1.5 feet of the sand base was taken.

    Seacrest Beach - Deeded Walkover was damaged. Need to jump down 2 feet to get from bottom step to sand. Our new sand and plantings held up beautifully! Little erosion.

    They did come by and close the beach but isn't stopping the vacationers and
    Rosemary was still renting chairs and umbrellas.

    Gotta run an errand and will post photos when I get back.

    You can relax :clap_1: , Debbie
     
  4. cpete

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    Re: Seacrest Beach

    Thanks for the info!!
     
  5. kurt

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    Kurt,

    We are headed to Palms of Seagrove next Saturday. You posted a picture from "behind" Palms of Seagrove. From the picture, it appears that the walkover in the foreground does not reach the beach. Is this the Palms' walkover?
    :eek:
     
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    Yes the steps were lost, leaving about a 20 foot drop. They may be rebuilt bythe time you get here. If not, they'll have to acquire adjacent access, or use a public one.
     
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    Here at Capistrano we have about an 8' drop at the dune line. Many walkovers between here and Seacrest Beach have lost their bottom section. We stood and watched pieces of Rosemary lumber float by all day long during the storm.
     
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    I just checked with our association president and he said our beach walk over at Seacrest (not the Seacrest beach development resort) did just fine. That's good because we just had it built after Ivan last November!
     
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    How's the water look today?
     
  13. kurt

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    The water is a little rough and muddy near shore, and most of the lakes are open.


    Beaches are open but water is "closed" for swimming.
     
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    Thanks for the info Kurt. Can't wait for Saturday! It is going to be a VERY unproductive work week for me this week. I'm a little distracted.
     
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    Paula-
    Do you mean the Gulfview Estates/Cottages at Camp Creek walkover? (If so, that's my access as well, and that's great news.)

    By the way, just want to say how much i always look forward to and appreciate your informative posts. And everyone else who makes it fun, funny and educational. I learn something new just about every time.

    This should be an interesting year, weather wise. This forum is irreplaceable.
     
  16. seagrovelover

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    Hey Kurt.... I have looked at all the photos, great job as usual!!! but I was wondering how seagrove looks? in the San Juan beach access area? our gang is headed down in 12 days and I just want to know what to expect. Thanks so much for all of your great info :clap_1: I love this site :wub:
     
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    Hey landlocked...are you headed down on saturday?? if so please post some pictures so we can see whats going on, we will be there shortly after you. Thanks :D
     
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    Thanks! :oops:

    The closest I was to San Juan was Palms of Seagrove - a lot of the sand aginst the dunes was washed away. I'll check it out.
     
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    Thanks for your kind words, Katmoo. The access I'm talking about is the one that the Cottages at Camp Creek uses which I think is shared with GulfView and some other areas. Our association president said this morning that the access is fine and all is well. The beach, as can see from the photo of the beach in front of Blue Tide that was posted on this forum somewhere, has some of the front of the dunes missing and some black peat "rocks" (though the beach in front of the peat area and near the water looks fine), but I think we're just going to have to get used to that and assume that the changes in the beach landscape are normal rather than abnormal -- otherwise we'd be worried all the time. As long as the beach is there in one form or another, I'll be happy.
     
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    Seagrovelover-

    I'll certainly post some pics. We'll be in the Dune Allen area right on Stallworth Lake. I haven't heard much on the condition of that area so it will be nice to see what happened down there.
     

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