Barge washes up at Silver Point County Park

The Coast Guard says a tug boat pulling the barge got rocked by a 10-foot-wave and the tow line broke.

ATLANTIC BEACH - The 125-foot barge that washed up at Silver Point County Park could be moved this morning.

The Coast Guard says a tug boat pulling the barge got rocked by a 10-foot-wave and the tow line broke. The barge then washed up just west of Atlantic Beach.

The Coast Guard is waiting for this morning's high tide when it will try to move the barge with another tug boat.

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