Seaweed tangling South Shore beaches

Town of Hempstead officials say parts of the South Shore are dealing with an excessive seaweed problem.They say the pesky plant is affecting beaches from

LIDO BEACH - Town of Hempstead officials say parts of the South Shore are dealing with an excessive seaweed problem.

They say the pesky plant is affecting beaches from Point Lookout to Long Beach. Officials say the increased presence is due to a combination of low winds and a full moon tide.

The issue will likely correct itself with stronger winds and higher surf, officials say.

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