Report Details

This morning was calm, clear, and clean, with very little beach activity of any kind. The beach was clean. I saw 3 dungeness crab shells, 40 Western Gulls, a single piece of bull kelp, and a very light accumulation of shells, small rocks, rounded bits of wood, a single Ochre sea star (deceased), many pacific mole crab carcasses, a light but continuous collection of sea lettuce, and some broken sand dollars, all marking the high tide line.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: E. Tide Level: 3.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 4. Sitting: 1. Photography: 1. The highest concentrations of people this morning were directly adjacent to Beachside Campground (5 individuals)and adjacent to a private residence North of Wakonda Beach road (4 individuals, 2 dogs).

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces. very light collection along high-tide line, beach was remarkably clean.

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Mile 199

Beachside SP, Waconda Beach, Little Creek

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

Beachside SP, Waconda Beach, Little Creek

September 4, 2023

MathisS

Mile 199

Beachside SP, Waconda Beach, Little Creek

June 26, 2023

Clean beach, no changes noted.

MathisS

Mile 199

Beachside SP, Waconda Beach, Little Creek

March 18, 2023

13 people and 2 dogs on my mile.

MathisS

Mile 199

Beachside SP, Waconda Beach, Little Creek

February 9, 2023

Barnacle log in same location.

MathisS

Mile 199

Beachside SP, Waconda Beach, Little Creek

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

Beachside SP, Waconda Beach, Little Creek

December 30, 2022

I was unable to walk the entire mile.

MathisS

Mile 199

Beachside SP, Waconda Beach, Little Creek

December 15, 2022

Gorgeous sunny day.

MathisS