Monthly Archives: June 2015

New! Introducing TIDECASTING: Audio Interview with Steve Traynum of Coastal Science and Engineering

  Today, TIDELINES introduces a new podcast series we’re calling “Tidecasting.” Tidelines writers and editors are constantly casting our nets for topics of special interest to our readers and followers. Sometimes the best way to present this newly found content is in the … Continue reading

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Emergency Information for Villa Owners

First, I’d like to familiarize you with the actions that have been taken by official Seabrook Island (Town of Seabrook Island and SIPOA) to prepare for a broad range of natural disasters. From January through May of this year, the … Continue reading

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The Cut – Before and After

Our eroding beach, last winter.One last sand dune – March 2015.         Boat going through the new cut on June 18th.           And the last bulldozer, leaving the worksite earlier today!     … Continue reading

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Cap’n Sams Relocation Project 6/11/2015

On Wednesday, following the dump truck and bulldozer removal, R.E. Goodson made the final opening in the channel that was opened last week. The attached aerial photos show the completed channel. R.E. Goodson has worked throughout the day to build … Continue reading

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CAP’N SAMS RELOCATION UPDATE 6/12/2015

Thursday evening during the low tide cycle, R.E. Goodson began the inlet closure sequence.  Coastal Science and Engineering and the Goodson crew worked non-stop until 4:45am to install the initial berm.  They were back at work at 7:00am today and … Continue reading

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Cap’n Sams Cut– Today’s Photos 6/12/2015– Patricia Schaefer

          I think this one is looking for his nest.                                     Truck for sale!           … Continue reading

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Video of Truck Recovery in Cap’n Sams 6/10/2015

This video shows the recovery of the truck that was lost in closing of the cut last week. Video by Hal Copple

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Cap’n Sams Cut – Today 6/10/2015

R.E. Goodson was on the jobsite at low tide early this morning to remove the dump truck and bulldozer that were submerged in the inlet.  Using additional bulldozers, dump trucks and cables, the dump truck was removed at about 7:30am and … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness 3 – Your Portable Disaster Kit

We already had a minor Tropical Storm.  It was a great reminder that we need to prepare for weather emergencies.  Have you done anything to prepare yet?  

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Cap’n Sams Cut Today 6/9/2015

Here are some photos, courtesy of Patricia Schaefer.   These are the guys working to stockpile more sand for the next attempt at closing.   The guys in the water I believe are connecting the cables to drag the equipment out tomorrow.   … Continue reading

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Cap’n Sams Relocation Project Update: 06/08/15

R.E. Goodson was back on site this morning at 8:00 AM. They began scraping and stockpiling sand. They will continue stockpiling sand until they have enough to begin the closure sequence. The tide conditions are favorable on Thursday and Friday, … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness 2: What to do before, during and after

Emergency Preparedness – What to do before  Some disaster situations come slowly with lots of warning, while others descend upon us quickly with little or no forewarning. Because we can be caught unaware, it’s important to prepare before you find … Continue reading

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