Coecles Harbor, Reel Point Survive Sandy

Shelter Island Reporter: One of many worries town officials wrestled with when Superstorm Sandy struck October 29 has been put to rest. At least for now.

What was feared was Sandy leaving in her wake a second mouth of Coecles Harbor from Gardiners Bay. With continued erosion at Reel Point, breaths were held, as Sandy’s historic high tides submerged the isthmus, which protrudes south from Ram Island toward Sugic Point and the Mashomack Preserve.

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