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Gorgeous fall day and no one there. New and strange to me jelly fish washed up - smaller than my hand, clear with a hard knobby "head" ??? and amanitas watching over the coastline.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 1.

Notable Wildlife

Very few birds; saw many jellies never seen before - hard knobby head-thing.

Stranded Marine Mammals

never seen before jellies washed up; smaller than my hand, clear to white, hard knobby hear-thing. Purple urchins are in great number.

Driftline Content

Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Small rocks, Wood pieces. very little "trash" in the driftline

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Mile 188

January 5, 2024

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

Mark Gasiorowski

Mile 188

October 2, 2023

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

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Mile 188

July 21, 2023

It was another beautiful day at Mile 188.

GasiorowskiM

Mile 188

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.

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Mile 188

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

October 17, 2022

It was a beautiful day at Strawberry Hill.

GasiorowskiM

Mile 188

July 18, 2022

Strawberry Hill is a popular destination for beachcombing and tidepooling.

GasiorowskiM

Mile 188

March 27, 2022

It was a beautiful day.

GasiorowskiM