Report Details

The winds are now from the Northwest and all new patterns are being carved in the beach and the dunes. As the wind re-carves the sand, caches of white shells are appearing.

Conditions

Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Rain. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 6.6 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 10. Walking or running: 4. Other Activities: 6 were the COASST team for Baker Beach.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3.

Notable Wildlife

Hundreds of migrating Sandpipers - Western, Dunlin, Semi-palmated Plovers and onw Black-bellied Plover. Flocks of gulls moving North.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 4. 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Common Murre, 1 Northern Fulmar and 1 Varied Thrush

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces.

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September 26, 2020

Not much to report.

Kit Kirk

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December 4, 2018

It was a beautiful, sunny day on a clean and quiet beach!

Kit Kirk

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June 18, 2018

Collected some debris.

Kit Kirk

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January 13, 2018

Happy to see such a clean beach.

Kit Kirk

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December 18, 2017

Llive gulls and sandpipers.

Kit Kirk

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September 4, 2017

There was nothing outstanding in my walk on the beach this time.

Kit Kirk

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January 16, 2017

Live gull and sandpipers.

Kit Kirk

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October 21, 2016

Nothing new or unusual out there today.

Kit Kirk