The best beaches of 2013

Washington state's beaches didn't make 'Dr. Beach's' list, but the sands that did will definitely provide some excellent surf.

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8. Cape Hatteras National Seashore

In this Aug. 24, 2011 file photo, lifeguards keep watch over the beach along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore in Buxton, N.C. Cape Hatteras is number eight on the 2013 list of Top 10 Beaches produced annually by coastal expert Stephen P. Leatherman, also known as "Dr. Beach," director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, file)
Photo by Gerry Broome
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