The reality was a clear blue sky and 75 degrees by 10AM.
A beach day!
On the plus side: blue sky, warm temps
On the minus side: no waves, freezing water. It hasn't been sunny enough for it to warm up much at all.
Solution? Dig a hole.
The boys quickly got bored.
DD did not, and achieved her goal of digging down to the water she knew she would hit eventually.
I filled it in before we left.