The red flag on top of the flag pole means the beach is closed; i.e. no swimming or other activities in the water. Too dangerous.
Gale force winds filled the air with sugar-fine sand. Bare skin was exfoliated. Every crack and crevice, human and otherwise, was quickly filled with sand. A perfect day for a good book in your favorite chair next to the fireplace.
This photo was taken mid-morning. Conditions continued to worsen throughout the day.
Thought for the Day: Seas the day!