Cape Cod residents, vacationers take to beaches to endure Jose’s wind, waves

SANDWICH, MA (WHDH) - Most Cape Cod residents heeded warnings from officials to prepare for Jose, even though the storm did not pack the punch many thought it might.

“I think we expected a little more. That’s a good thing though,” Ruth Anne Barr, of Chatham, said.

Gusts at Sagamore Beach Thursday have been registering consistently at 30-40 mph.

Some had worked to protect their boats in advance, while the Coast Guard remained ready to hit the high seas if needed.

People took to the beaches to watch the waves hit the shore as the winds whipped across the Cape.

“It’s enjoyable to see the waves crashing and wind blowing,” a vacationer said.

Ryan Andrews and his dog, Piggy, braced the elements to go for a walk on the beach.

“He likes it. He was like, I’m going to go exploring around,” Andrews said about Piggy.

Cape Cod remains in a tropical storm warning as Jose continues to bring heavy winds and scattered showers.

On Hyannis, cruise boat services has been suspended. Ferry service is shutdown as well due to rough seas.

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