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A very blustery day, few birds, little driftline content. The dune face is built up as it usually is in the winter with driftwood pushed up to it's base. Brown algae bloom along Mile 152 and 153.

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 1.0 feet.

Human Activities

It was surprising to see anyone at the beach considering the weather and tree blowdowns of the previous 2 days! The drive from 101 down to the beach had been somewhat cleared of the trees by sawing but the trees were still in the roadway to be driven over, under and around.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 1. ATVs/OHVs parking: 1. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 1. ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed: 1.

Notable Wildlife

About 3 dozen sanderlings on our mile and 3 seagulls. Beach clear of seaweed and jellies and shrimp and crab molts.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

None

Driftline Content

Shells.

Natural Changes

Winter build up of sand at dune face

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All Mile 153 Reports

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Mile 153

May 22, 2019

Mild day on the beach, amazing amount of log debris near the dunes.

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Mile 153

March 23, 2019

A very quiet beautiful spring day on the beach!

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Mile 153

July 14, 2018

Very foggy start to the walk, by the time we left the beach it was clear at 10:49am.

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Mile 153

May 2, 2018

A beautiful sunny, windy day for a walk on the beach. Disturbing to see that an ATV had driven from past the north of our mile down to the bottom 1/4 of our mile in the Plover Nesting Protection zone.

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Mile 153

May 14, 2017

Quiet day on the beach.

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Mile 153

March 18, 2017

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Mile 153

August 3, 2016

Lovely day for beach walk!

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Mile 153

June 25, 2016

Beautiful sunny windy day at the beach.

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