PHOTOS: Windstorm grounds sailboat on beach at Burien’s Three Tree Point


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UPDATE 11/3/13: The sailboat that was grounded during Saturday’s intense windstorm didn’t fare too well – especially at high tide when it was battered against a cabana – as evidenced by these additional photos sent to us by Kathryn Brunette:

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And Marc Anderson:

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PREVIOUSLY: Courtesy Andy Kleitsch comes this photo of a sailboat that has been grounded – by a very blustery windstorm – on the beach at Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday morning, Nov. 2:

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No word yet on who the owner is or what the damage to the boat is (or will be), but it’s not likely good.

Expect a very blustery day until at least 8 p.m. tonight, with gusts up to 50 MPH.

Here’s the latest Wind Advisory from the National Weather Service:

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
326 AM PDT SAT NOV 2 2013

SOUTHWEST INTERIOR-EAST PUGET SOUND LOWLANDS-SEATTLE/BREMERTON AREA-TACOMA AREA-LOWER CHEHALIS VALLEY AREA-326 AM PDT SAT NOV 2 2013

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING…

* SOME AFFECTED LOCATIONS…SEATTLE…BREMERTON…TACOMA…OLYMPIA…CHEHALIS…

ELMA.

* TIMING…THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL LIKELY BE IN THE LATE MORNING OR AFTERNOON.

* WIND…SOUTH 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH…BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS…WINDS THIS STRONG CAN SNAP SMALL TREE BRANCHES…TOPPLE SMALL OR SHALLOW ROOTED TREES…AND CAUSE LOCAL POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 TO 39 MPH AND/OR GUSTS OF 45 TO 57 MPH ARE LIKELY.

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