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Washing Machine Waves At Coast Guard Beach – Slideshow

Coast Guard Beach washing machine
Written by Brian Tarcy

EASTHAM – On a recent windy day, we visited Coast Guard Beach looking for surfers and finding instead the kind of waves that a surfer once described to us as being like in a washing machine. There were no surfers. There were suds.

But it was pretty cool, as Coast Guard Beach always is.

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Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy is co-founder of Cape Cod Wave. He is a longtime journalist who has written for the Boston Globe, Boston magazine, the Cape Cod Times and several other publications. He is the author of "YOU CAN'T SELL RIGHT FIELD; A Cape Cod Novel." He is also the author or co-author of more than a dozen mostly non-fiction books, including books with celebrity athletes Cam Neely, Tom Glavine and Joe Theisman. His previous book was, "ALMOST: 12 Electric Months Chasing A Silicon Valley Dream" with Hap Klopp,who created the iconic brand, The North Face.
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1 Comment

  • thank-you for the wonderful pictures. still looks like the summers of my youth living in Eastham over 60 years ago!

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