This email came in last night from a Beach Drive neighbor:
My neighbor’s large round mooring buoy broke loose last week. It’s white with black numbers. It floated away from the 5400 block of Beach Drive. She’s asking anyone sighting it to please call 206-734-5992.
Yesterday the Seattle Public Utilities posted a sign by Cormorant Cove Park off of Beach Drive warning the public to not swim nor wade in the Puget Sound waters.
This happens to be near where the trimaran and power boat wrecked by the Harbor West Condominiums. However it is our understanding that the officials were originally called out for a possible sewage leakage from the condominiums and not for...
Posted by rhonda
on Dec 2nd, 2012 in Safety
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Did you wake up to waves pounding your bulkhead like we did? This morning’s high tide of 11.9 happened around 7:49 a.m. Seattle area tides will only go down to about a 7.9 at 1:41 pm and then back up to a 9.1 at 6:12 tonight. The coastal flood advisory below says to add 1.5 to 2.0 feet to the tide table prediction.
The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood advisory for the Seattle...
We spied whales heading south between Blake Island and Lincoln Park. Two lucky boaters got an extra close up view.
The Sweedish super tug, Tor Viking II was spotted sailing north past Blake Island…
when out of no where, the flat-top USS John C Stennis and a fleet of WA State ferries was on it's tail!!!
Never a dull moment covering Beach Drive.
Scupper, reporting for Beach Drive...
Posted by Scupper
on Jun 24th, 2012 in Uncategorized
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Every now & then an unusual vessel will cross our waters and warrant some BDB research! A spokesman from the ship's builder mentions that this $200 mil giant ice breaker recently built in Louisiana and commissioned by Shell Oil is considered…
"the largest vessel ever built by Chouest, and will be among the most advanced and powerful, non-military icebreakers on the...