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A warm, late summer day on Ocean Beach brought lots of folks out to enjoy the great weather.  Sand continues to pile up on the beach covering the rock fields and making drifts along the cliffs.  I noted several large piles of different species of kelp: bull, boa and palm.  The debris line was compirsed of kelp, small shells and crab shells. 

Conditions

Temperature: 57 F. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 24. Number of dogs: 9. Walking or running: 21. Playing in surf: 1. Sitting: 2.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 13.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. I have filed a report with COASST

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt).

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Mile 184

N of Ocean Beach Picnic Area, S of Squaw Creek

March 27, 2024

Ocean Beach was COVERED in Velella, By the Wind Sailors.

Kelly Simmons

Mile 184

N of Ocean Beach Picnic Area, S of Squaw Creek

October 17, 2023

It was a partly cloudy day on Ocean Beach.

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Mile 184

N of Ocean Beach Picnic Area, S of Squaw Creek

August 21, 2023

It was a blustery day on Ocean Beach.

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Mile 184

N of Ocean Beach Picnic Area, S of Squaw Creek

July 13, 2023

A bit of a blustery day on Ocean Beach.

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Mile 184

N of Ocean Beach Picnic Area, S of Squaw Creek

May 27, 2023

Wow, what a change from the beginning of the month!

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Mile 184

N of Ocean Beach Picnic Area, S of Squaw Creek

May 5, 2023

It was a cloudy, rainy day on Ocean Beach.

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Mile 184

N of Ocean Beach Picnic Area, S of Squaw Creek

March 14, 2023

It was a partly sunny day on Ocean Beach.

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Mile 184

N of Ocean Beach Picnic Area, S of Squaw Creek

January 1, 2023

One of the busiest days I've observed on Ocean Beach.

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