Nor’easter slams Maine coast

Camp Ellis (WGME)

SACO (WGME) -- Coastal areas saw a strong surf along with heavy snow.

Steve Schaeffer takes his dogs for a walk on Kennebunk Beach every day.

Beach Avenue was closed Thursday so he spent more time plowing and checking out damage from yet another coastal storm

"All the ramps have been washed away. Everything is gone. So I plow this little area so people can still get to the beach,” Schaeffer said.

Wells saw wind gusts up to 30 miles an hour.

The waves and wind took down a fence and left thousands of rocks on a beach that was mostly sand.

"I've never seen this many rocks on the beach before,” Sarah Suciu said. “Especially with the fence blown down here. Never seen the tide so high here"

Riverside Avenue in Camp Ellis looked like a river, with water at least 6 inches deep and sand piled high from the high tide at 3:31 a.m., throw in 15 inches of snow in Saco and it made cleanup quite the challenge.

"It's just real heavy. You can't do much of anything with it,” Jostin Caron said. "I plowed out my yard this morning. My truck got stuck in the yard and everything."

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