Rare nor’easter double punch raises erosion fears at Shore

beach erosion at Jersey Shore

AMANDA HOOVER / NJ.COM – A nor’easter predicted to hit just days after a similar storm brought high winds and coastal flooding could spell erosion trouble for New Jersey beaches.

While Friday’s nor’easter resulted in mostly minor flooding and damage to the coast, it’s the rare combination of two storms separated by mere days that has experts and authorities on alert.

“It’s the setup, because the beach will not get a chance to recover in any way before Wednesday,” said Stewart Farrell, the director and founder of the Coastal Research Center at Stockton University…

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