Report Details

Beach very clean at high tide. Concentration of paper and plastic trash near southern side of North Jetty parking area. Winter storms have moved sand over much of Jetty prohibiting vehicles access to Jetty. Hooray!

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 6.4 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 44. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 34. Playing in surf: 5. Playing in sand: 5. Everyone enjoying an absolutely glorious day!

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 20. RVs/Buses parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

No gulls or any birds on beach.

Driftline Content

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

Actions & Comments

Beach very clean at high tide. Concentration of paper and plastic trash near southern side of North Jetty parking area. Winter storms have moved sand over much of Jetty prohibiting vehicles access to Jetty. Hooray!

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