WASHINGTON — A combination of high tides and north-south currents have given the shoreline in Ocean City, Maryland, a bit of a makeover this week, according to Maryland Coastal Dispatch.

Along the beach, vacationers have noticed a larger-than-normal drop off from the sand to the water, sometimes as high as four or five feet.

Photo credit: Megan Eckstein

Photo credit: Megan Eckstein

The Dispatch reports that the phenomenon usually occurs a few times each year, usually in the winter and spring, but has been more visible this week since it’s peak beach-going season.

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