Report Details

The beach at mile 181 appears natural and free of changes.  There are very few areas of dry sand or dunes.   The tide comes almost to the cliff and path to the entrance.  A few logs are visible at the high tide line.  The beach is very flat and sand is firmly packed. The cool and foggy weather seems to limit the length of public visits on the sand.     Errosion is minimal.

Conditions

Temperature: 62 F. Cloud Cover: Foggy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 3.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 11. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 11. none

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 12. RVs/Buses parking: 3.

Notable Wildlife

Seagrass, kelp, crab, gulls.

Driftline Content

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

New Development

none

Natural Changes

Sand retreating and rocks exposed.

Actions & Comments

Very small surf.  

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Mile 181

November 20, 2023

A quiet day at the beach.

lectricriderone

Mile 181

August 21, 2023

Beautiful weather and clean sand made for a moderate number of people out at mile 181.

lectricriderone

Mile 181

May 24, 2023

I saw fewer cars than usual in the parking lot at Carl Washburne beach.

lectricriderone

Mile 181

February 25, 2023

It's always a pleasure to walk on mile 181.

lectricriderone

Mile 181

October 5, 2022

The beach at mile 181 appears natural and free of changes.

lectricriderone

Mile 181

April 7, 2022

Mile 181 is evolving on a natural path with very little human caused changes.

lectricriderone

Mile 181

December 17, 2021

It appears that the normal pattern of beach evolution is happening at mile 181.

lectricriderone

Mile 181

August 11, 2021

It was a quiet morning at mile 181.

lectricriderone