A life preserver lies abandoned on a granite jetty along the Gulf Coast shore in Galveston, Texas.
The sun sets on the Gulf of Mexico, somewhere off the Texas coast.
A log lies washed ashore upon a Galveston, Texas, beach.
The waves of the Gulf of Mexico are smoothed by a long exposure as the sun begins to rise on the Galveston, Texas, beach.
Waves crash over a granite jetty or, more-properly, groyne, extending into the Gulf of Mexico from the Galveston Island, Texas, beach.
A long-exposure photo smooths the dynamic Gulf of Mexico along the Galveston, Texas, beach.
Waves crash onto the rocky shoreline along San Francisco’s Lands End.
A morning red sky over the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Galveston, Texas, portends bad weather according to an old mariner’s rhyme.
A sailboat lolls on the still waters of Washington’s Puget Sound near Seattle.
The bow of the cruise ship Carnival Triumph cuts through the Bolivar Roads anchorage just off the coast of Galveston, Texas.