Tide flowing

Although he is sticking safely near the rocks of the South Wall, Stephen can "see the tide flowing quickly in on all sides, sheeting the lows of sand quickly, shellcocoacoloured," and he is acutely aware of the danger posed by the incoming seawater.

JH 2013

Photograph of sign on Sandymount Strand, taken 24 May 2013 by Dara Connolly. Source: awordfromjapan.wordpress.com.