Report Details

The King tide had left a lot of debris in the picnic area. The path to the beach has been filled in with rocks to stabilize the path and make it more safe. A few pieces of a sand dune had fallen onto the beach but nothing significant to report. There continues to be erosion of the dunes during the king tides.

Conditions

Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Tide Level: 0.9 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 11. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 7. Tidepooling: 1.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 6.

Notable Wildlife

25 gulls

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Styrofoam. Pyrosomes, 1 jellyfish

New Development

Rocks added to path from parking lot to the sand .

Natural Changes

Visible retreat of solid bluff, Evidence of wave overtopping. A few boulders of dune had toppled down on Roosevelt nothing significant. Wave overtopping with wood debri during the king tide

Actions & Comments

The parking lot had been closed after the king tide and repairs to the path to the beach path have been done.

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Mile 182

January 28, 2024

A lot of rocks on the beach.

Mary James

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December 21, 2023

21 people on the beach today. Continued erosion off the bottom of the cliffs.

Mary James

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Mile 182

September 2, 2023

As I entered the beach and walked toward China creek I saw a dead common murre in the wrack line.

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Mile 182

July 22, 2023

A low tide 1 ft with some medium size rocks in ditches.

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Mile 182

May 22, 2023

Very Little in the wrack line today on the minus tide, small feathers, micro plastic and pieces of wood.

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Mile 182

January 20, 2023

Not a lot in the driftline due to recent king tide.

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Mile 182

November 26, 2022

No issue to report, but a recently deceased sturgeon was near the top of the wrack line.

Dale Lee

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Mile 182

September 10, 2022

Lots of people walking dogs today.

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