Report Details

New sand being deposited on parts of the beach, and other parts seemed to have lost sand. Beach was clean on the first third of walk coming from North. Southern part had more log debris and toward the end of Mile 130 there is extensive log and drift deposits. Part of the beach is taking on a "berm" appearance as sand is moved about. Shells, animal casing and wood pieces in driftline. Two large flocks of gulls on beach, and a large group of shorebirds foraging at surfline. Moderate human impact (10)- 9 playing in surf and 1 fishing. Four dogs.

Conditions

Temperature: 56 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 6.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Number of dogs: 4. Playing in surf: 8. Fishing: 1. Horsfall parking lot was filled with Rvs and trucks. Most of the day use spots were taken.

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Notable Wildlife

two flocks of gulls on beach about fifty birds in each. Group of Plovers fairly large in number (35-05) feeding. No persons or animals bothering them.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Wood pieces.

Man-made Modifications

no observed changes

Actions & Comments

New sand being deposited on parts of the beach and other parts seemed to have lost sand. Beach was clean on the first third of walk coming from North. Southern part had more log debris and toward the end of Mile 130 there is extensive log and drift deposits. Part of the beach is taking a "berm" appearance as sand is moved about.

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All Mile 130 Reports

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Mile 130

August 24, 2022

Shark (see photo) seen roiling in the shoreline, in inches of water, seemingly buffeted by small wave action.

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Mile 130

June 17, 2021

The sunken Sujameco is exposed.

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Mile 130

July 30, 2018

Immature (chick) Common Murre

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Mile 130

December 12, 2016

Down to the beach for King Tide event.

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Mile 130

December 18, 2009

My first sighting of the shipwreck of the Helen E, probably on mile 128 or 127.

Larry Plews

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 130

December 14, 2009

Very quiet day on mile 130 with few birds (gulls) and no people.

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Mile 130

September 20, 2009

Clear and windy day.

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Mile 130

June 23, 2009

Beach was fairly clean with new sand covering logs near vegetation line.

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