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Mile 180 usually has some recent erosion of the dunes and bluffs because of the steep terrain and unstable cliffs of sand.  Today was the also the case and included boulders up to 4 feet across on the beach.  There were areas of rocks that usually appear in winter in a few places and lots of flat sand.  There were a few water seeps visible giving the beach a wet appearance in places.  It looked clean and the air had a fresh seashore smell.

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NE. Tide Level: 0.8 feet.

Human Activities

6 people and 2 dogs. No human caused changes. Dog walking and hikers.

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Actions & Comments

Some boulders on the beach not seen before.

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Mile 180

November 22, 2023

High tides are sweeping sand away.

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Mile 180

August 21, 2023

The sand at Hobbit Beach was populated with 5 people.

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Mile 180

May 24, 2023

Steam was visible on the beach as cool temperatures and sunshine combined together.

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Mile 180

February 25, 2023

Mile 180 usually has some recent erosion of the dunes and bluffs because of the steep terrain and unstable cliffs of sand.

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Mile 180

October 6, 2022

Natural evolution has changed the appearance of the sand cliffs just south of Hobbit Beach.

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Mile 180

April 7, 2022

I noticed the usual natural increase in sand on the beach starting to cover rocks that are completely covered up in the summer.

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Mile 180

December 17, 2021

Mile 180 is looking like it's usual natural state.

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Mile 180

December 5, 2020

Large waves are causing logs to roll on the beach.

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