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Calm sunny morning with an incoming tide.  The sand dunes were noticibly eroded. 

Conditions

Temperature: 40 F. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 8.9 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 10. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 10.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 5.

Notable Wildlife

Live crab, live minnow, and an egg mass. See photo.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Erosion of vegetated foredune, Visible retreat of solid bluff. The dunes were quite eroded, more than I have ever seen in the last 20 years! See photo.

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