January 17, 2015

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Sunrise in St. Marys (video)

Catching the early morning sun on its upward ascent while breaking above Amelia Island southeast of St. Marys is one of the many wintertime perks of living on the Georgia coast. From late spring to fall's end in St. Marys, sunrises are limited to the north end of town and, barring access to a boat, are impossible to appreciate from Waterfront Park. However, if you can make your way to the North River/East Meeting Street boat ramp during the warm seasons, you'll…

What Causes Fog at the Beach?

Nothing says winter on the Atlantic coast like a dense blanket of fog rolling over the eastern seaboard on milder days, invoking a sense of mystique and despondency to coastal beaches - along with the same feeling one gets when wearing sweaty gym clothes well past their expiration date. I've always found foggy days on the beach pretty neat, sans the thick, sticky, humid-air-on-my-face part. The ground-level clouds certainly put the coastal waters in a different perspective, albeit a gloomy one. One…