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A mild winter day with fog and mist light breeze. Very few seagulls several clusters of sanderlings. Big waves off shore. Previous high tides up to the dunes carrying sand to the face of the dunes. Bull kelp all along the beach. Brown algae bloom.


Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Foggy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: -0.4 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 2. Other Activities: 2 driving truck.


Apparent violations: None.


Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 1.

Notable Wildlife

4 seagulls, clusters of 6 - 20 sanderlings in surf line, Two clusters of about 50 flying.Large clumps of bull kelp with roots attached, replacing the usual large driftwood.Brown algae bloom.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. 1 guillemont, 1 crow. No signs of injury.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

2 brown jellies

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells.

Man-made Modifications


Natural Changes

Evidence of wave overtopping. Winter building of sand at the face of the foredune, several breaks in the dune.

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