Wrack washes ashore on Tybee Island, HHI beaches | News
TYBEE ISLAND, GA (WTOC)- A supermoon and a tropical storm has caused a lot of natural debris to wash up on some area beaches.
On Tybee Island, dried marks grasses, known as wrack, and sargrassum seaweed is washing ashore. Officials say that debris is good for the beaches by is making some tourists unhappy.
Tybee officials spent Friday scrapping beaches on the northern end of the island after the Department of Natural Resources told Tybee that they could resume scrapping. They ordered them to stop earlier because of complaints.
Wrack is also washing up on the lowcountry beaches. State officials say it helps stop erosion, especially this time of the year with all of the storms.
Seaweed and wrack can be removed as long as it is below the high tide line.
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