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Beautiful day walking the beach. Only a couple other people walking this afternoon. Observed sea birds beyond the waves. Weather was calm and rain had stopped. Lots of trash at the tide line and in the dunes. Quite a bit of plastic. Filled two bags. One recent dead seal and a very old larger carcass on the beach.

Conditions

Temperature: 42 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 1.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 4.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. seagull, grebe

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 2. Dead seal carcass, dead maybe 3-5 days. Larger sea lion or small whale carcass, been there weeks.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.).

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December 8, 2023

It was a gorgeous sunny day after all the rain. The barnacle log that I have been observing for months is still on the beach.

Sandra Mathis

Mile 199

September 4, 2023

MathisS

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June 26, 2023

Clean beach, no changes noted.

MathisS

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March 18, 2023

13 people and 2 dogs on my mile.

MathisS

Mile 199

February 9, 2023

Barnacle log in same location.

MathisS

Mile 199

February 2, 2023

These have not been the highest waves of the storm season so far but they are still moving rock and scouring sand from the base of un-rip rapped foredune.

seagazer

Mile 199

December 30, 2022

I was unable to walk the entire mile.

MathisS

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December 15, 2022

Gorgeous sunny day.

MathisS