Report Details

Kelp/algae and styrofoam in driftline. Nesting cormorants. Moderate human impact (8)-2 walking, 1 tidepooling and 5 gathering shellfish--23 dogs. Three people on an island during low tide.


Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: -2.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Number of dogs: 23. Walking or running: 2. Tidepooling: 1. Other Activities: shell fish gathering 5.


Climbing bluffs/seastacks

Apparent violations: Tide was low 3 people on island.


Cars/trucks parking: 6.

Notable Wildlife

Many nest cormorantsThe Osprey has moved on. The nest is gone this year.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates


Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Styrofoam.

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls.

Actions & Comments

Area on either side of what I call the "Titanic" because it is such a large structure, built so strongly and shaped like the bow a a ship at the bottom of the steps, has quite a bit of slide. This is the only area where there is visible rock above the low tide line exposed on the beach. All other areas of the beach have a good amount of sand infill.

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