Love on the beach is stronger than rain, at least this weekend.
Still, rain is considered lucky on a wedding day. Symbol of a strong marriage, fertility, abundance - all good things. Perhaps for some of the attendees, it augured an abundance of food and drink to follow at the reception, which was also true.
Best of all, it was a time of family and fellowship, the sort of celebration that does not happen enough with the dispersed nature of the modern family. A beach wedding has the ability to bring disparate family members together