Tag Archives: Cloud Cover

BeachAlert File #8

I get to the beach half an hour later than usual.  Dawn has broken. The streetlights are off, and the local power plant is already making smoke.  The cloud cover is gone.  The sun is peeking over the rooftops of the pretty little houses lined up along the Strand.  I can see sailboats along the… Read More »

BeachAlert File #2

When the sun is already a red-orange fireball as it peeks over the eastern horizon at 6:00 a.m., you know what that means?  It means we’d better get down to the beach right now, or not go at all. If we wait, then all the cloud cover will be burned off.  It will be too… Read More »