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Friday, May 19, 2006

Make every minute count at the beach by being informed before you go. For beach weather forecasts, live traffic reports, live beach cameras and an interactive map of regional beach resorts, visit http://www.washingtonpost.com/beachguide . The following phone numbers and Web sites can help you find more information:

Delaware

Bethany/Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce 302-539-2100 or 800-962-7873; http://www.bethany-fenwick.org/ .

Lewes Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau 302-645-8073 or 877-465-3937; http://www.leweschamber.com/ .

Cape Henlopen State Park 302-645-8983. http://www.destateparks.com/chsp/chsp.htm .

Rehoboth Beach/Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce 302-227-2233 or 800-441-1329; http://www.beach-fun.com/ .

Maryland

Assateague State Park 410-641-2120; 888-432-2267 for camping reservation. http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/eastern/assateague.html .

Assateague Island National Seashore 410-641-1441 or 410-641-3030 (Toms Cove area near Chincoteague, 757-336-6577); http://www.nps.gov/asis .

E-Z Pass 888-321-6824; http://www.ezpassmd.com/ . Using the electronic toll-collection system will hasten your eastbound trip over the Bay Bridge.

Ocean City Convention and Visitors Bureau and Department of Tourism 800-626-2326; http://www.ococean.com/ .

Play It Safe Ocean City 410-632-0056. http://www.playitsafeoceancity.com/ . Information on free events at the beach June 4-23 for 2006 high school graduates. Tips on public safety, too.

Virginia

Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce 757-336-6161; http://www.chincoteaguechamber.com/ .

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge 757-336-6122; http://www.fws.gov/northeast/chinco .

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