Report Details

Awesome surf during this very high tide!

Conditions

Temperature: 51 F. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: E. Tide Level: 9.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1. Walking or running: 1. Other Activities: 5 people on bluffs above beach watching the surf and king tide.. People mostly just watching the king tide and awesome wave action.

Concerns

Apparent violations: None.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 6.

Notable Wildlife

Many harbor seals in water at Strawberry.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces. Drift line was on pebbles and solid rock due to King tide. My visit was very shortly after high tide.

New Development

I didn't se any obvious new erosion from the king tide, but I was very limited in the shoreline I could access because of the high tide.

Natural Changes

Limited access to beach due to king tide. I'll need to assess another time.

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Mile 188

Neptune SP, Strawberry Hill Picnic Area

March 15, 2024

It was a beautiful day at Strawberry Hill, with many visitors -- and the resident harbor seals -- enjoying the balmy weather.

Mark Gasiorowski

Mile 188

Neptune SP, Strawberry Hill Picnic Area

January 5, 2024

The high surf (even at low tide) made for dramatic conditions during this visit.

Mark Gasiorowski

Mile 188

Neptune SP, Strawberry Hill Picnic Area

October 2, 2023

Mile 188 has no notable changes since my last visit two months ago.

GasiorowskiM

Mile 188

Neptune SP, Strawberry Hill Picnic Area

July 21, 2023

It was another beautiful day at Mile 188.

GasiorowskiM

Mile 188

Neptune SP, Strawberry Hill Picnic Area

April 14, 2023

It was a beautiful day at Mile 188, with the resident harbor seals dozing on the rocks just offshore and many gulls flying around.

GasiorowskiM

Mile 188

Neptune SP, Strawberry Hill Picnic Area

January 16, 2023

There were two mudslides on the north beach, 20-40 yards north of the parking area, that appeared to be recent.

GasiorowskiM

Mile 188

Neptune SP, Strawberry Hill Picnic Area

October 17, 2022

It was a beautiful day at Strawberry Hill.

GasiorowskiM

Mile 188

Neptune SP, Strawberry Hill Picnic Area

July 18, 2022

Strawberry Hill is a popular destination for beachcombing and tidepooling.

GasiorowskiM