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Another beautiful BRIGHT day on the coast light wind/sunny and few people. The presence of a large number of Sea Nettles in the driftline was unusual.

Conditions

Temperature: 51 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 6.3 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 8. Playing in sand: 2. Sitting: 2. Within the mile walk I found several hundred Jellyfish/sea nettles I believe they are Chrysaora fuscescens brown and between 5 to 8 inches in size.Some intact others in pieces.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Notable Wildlife

Few gulls on the beach. A great deal of broken shells with the Sea Nettles not much seaweed or kelp

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Just several hundred Sea Nettles spread over the mile.

Driftline Content

Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces. Sea Nettles

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