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GLOUCESTER AFTER STORM RAINBOW TO POWER OUTAGES

From rainbow to power outages, the wind and rain storm of October 30, 2017 had it all.

Waves and wind, sunlight and sea made for a beautiful morning on the #backshore #gloucesterma

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Rainbow light over Saint Ann’s steeple #gloucesterma

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Brace Cove Panorama

JOSE’S WAVES TODAY

The snapshot was taken three hours before high tide. I wasn’t able to get away at noon to have a look and wonder what remnants of Jose our readers saw today?

More pea soup weather today and I Love it! Seaside Goldenrod and rose hips #rockportma

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Sanderlings, Sandpipers, and Semipalmated Plovers in flight and foraging. #rockport #shorebirds

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FEBRUARY #BLIZZARD2017 STORM SNAPSHOTS

bass-rocks-ocean-inn-2-gloucester-february-2017-snowstorm-copyright-kim-smith-jpgVenturing out today around 1:00pm, I caught the tail end of the storm. The winds were still blizzarding and great gusts of snow made places like Brace Cove impossible to photograph. The tide was super high at Good Harbor Beach, but not as high as some recent storms. The waves were tremendous, although they weren’t the ginormous rollers of many nor’easters either.

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good-harbor-beach-gloucester-february-2017-snowstorm-copyright-kim-smithSeagulls and sanderlings were hunkering down in the coves and others, sailing the surf. 

Blizzard Spindrifts and Homie #scenesofnewengland #blizzard2017 #gloucesterma #seagulls

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CALM AFTER THE STORM

mr-swan-sleeping-2-copyright-kim-smithMr. Swan was safely nestled in along the shore at Niles Pond yesterday morning during the nor’easter. I found him this morning sleeping amongst the reeds, none the worse for the storm.

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Niles Pond Causeway

The newly restored causeway weathered the storm beautifully. By day’s end the waves had settled but this morning at high tide they were still packing some fury. In the next photo, I am standing on the far side of the pond, looking towards Brace Cove. As you can see, the waves were crashing into the causeway.

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