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Debris washing up on Padre Island National Seashore

Posted at 7:54 AM, Jan 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-31 11:32:03-05

Large debris is washing up at the Padre Island National Seashore, and officials there are not sure where it came from.

A post on Facebook by the seashore shows scattered debris at the 17-mile marker on the South Beach on Sunday.

The post says the Facilities Maintenance Division has cleared the debris from the northern boundary of the park to approximately mile marker 8 on South Beach.

They caution that after the 15-mile marker, the beach is practically impassable.

BEACH DEBRISA lot of debris has been washing up on the beach. We're not really sure where it's coming from, but we're…

Posted by Padre Island National Seashore on Thursday, January 31, 2019

The park is working to clear the remaining debris from the beach.