Report Details

Brown water of diatom bloom, many crab carcasses. ATV tracks. No humans or dogs.

Conditions

Temperature: 64 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 3.5 feet.

Human Activities

Tracks of five ATVs (which are legal here)

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Many more Mole crab and Dungeness crab carcasses (not just molts) and parts than expected.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells. Lots of foam from algae bloom

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune.

Actions & Comments

Water was very brown/green from algae bloom (see photo).

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Mile 148

October 11, 2009

Lots of birds but few humans on this remote stretch of beach.

Foggy

Mile 148

December 5, 2008

A beautiful day, strong off shore wind as we (two folks) started from Sparrow Park Rd access walking south to the jetty.

Scotty

Mile 148

June 27, 2008

Brown water of diatom bloom, many crab carcasses.

Foggy