Report Details

Mile 182 is covered in sand. Very few rocks visible. The driftline was a coating of dried sea water although some small bits of material was visible here and there. Wildlife was restricted to birds. No fish. No mammals. Very little in the way of vegetation was present in the heavy coating of sand.

Conditions

Temperature: 61 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 1.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 6. Number of dogs: 4. Playing in sand: 2. Just a few hikers and their dogs. Very little activity.

Notable Wildlife

Nine brown pelicans heading north. A scattering of cormorants and seagulls. Few signs of life on the beach, but a large amount of birds visible through binoculars.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces.

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Mile 182

Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

May 26, 2024

A lot of people on the beach today backpacking, rock hounding, playing and picnicking on the beach. There was one large piece of fiberglass on the beach.

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Mile 182

Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

March 13, 2024

The entry way to Carl Washburn heading towards China Creek was very slippery with mud and by the wind sailor jellyfish.

Mary James

Mile 182

Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

January 28, 2024

A lot of rocks on the beach.

Mary James

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Mile 182

Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

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

Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

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

Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

July 22, 2023

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

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Mile 182

Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

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

Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

January 20, 2023

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

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