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Conditions

Temperature: 51 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -0.8 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 17. Number of dogs: 8. Walking or running: 14. Surfing: 3. Other Activities: Tossing balls to dogs.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 9.

Notable Wildlife

Many seagulls, ravens. Healthy sea stars.

Driftline Content

Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea).

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune, Visible retreat of solid bluff, Evidence of wave overtopping. Extreme movement of sand, beach was made up mostly of exposed rocks. Recent winter storms has eroded the bluffs considerably and heavily damaged the wooden stairs leading down to the beach. These stairs were roped off by Forest Service as a danger and to stay off. One large tree on the path from the north Neptune parking lot to the stairs to the beach was taped off also and signed "do not enter", possibly because it was heavily leaning over the pathway.

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Mile 189

May 24, 2023

All in all a beautiful low tide day with very little debris on the beach.

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Mile 189

July 17, 2022

Beautiful mostly sunny morning with wide open sandy beach due to minus tide.

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Mile 189

January 14, 2022

Quiet, calm day with minimal human activity, and little changes to beach or litter.

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Mile 189

June 25, 2021

I was on the mile from 5:40 am to about 8 am.

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Mile 189

June 14, 2021

Graffiti covered up.

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Mile 189

February 9, 2021

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Mile 189

July 29, 2020

Very busy with people and dogs, but beach still clean and no major problems.

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Mile 189

March 16, 2020

Someone/organization has painted over the grafitti that had been sprayed all over the retaining wall under the freeway at the Gwynn Creek culvert (just north of the north Neptune Beach parking lot).

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