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Dock Washes Up on Burien Beach; Photog Asks ‘Could it be Tsunami Debris?’

UPDATE 1/8/13: We inspected the dock and took more pics – read our updated post here [1]!

BTB Reader Terry Haigh sent us this photo of a dock that washed up on the waterfront on SW 172nd in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood Monday, Jan. 7 (click image to see larger version):

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“Are you missing a dock or is this another one from Japan?” Terry asked, somewhat tongue-in-cheek (we think…).

Winds in the 20s with gusts up to 33MPH, combined with another high tide – a 12.3 foot one just before Noon – were the most likely causes of this dock finding its new home.

If you’re wondering if the blustery weather will continue much longer, here’s the latest 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service: