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Quiet day, no "gravel" at all on the beach. Most of the debris from spring storms is gone, including the large drifting tree stump. Layers of sand cover most of the exposed rocks along the mid-tide line. Tide line was full of feathers and "dots" of jelly fish.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 2.3 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 8.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 5.

Notable Wildlife

Lots of piles of seaweed. Also hundreds of tiny jelly blobs.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces.

New Development

Drainage pipes.

Actions & Comments

This is not new in that the pipes have been there - but they are unmoored at the moment. No action taken by me.

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Mile 208

May 7, 2020

(This is part two of my report as I divided up the mile into two trips.

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Mile 208

April 28, 2020

The cliff erosion is significant.

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January 19, 2020

Photos show how high the surf got.

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July 10, 2019

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October 16, 2018

Not much happening on this beach except human invasive use (driving on beach)

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August 1, 2018

Ona beach is now buried in sand - come winter this will be pulled off again.

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April 9, 2018

Most notable is the extent to which large chuncks of the cliff have worked loose.

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January 28, 2018

First beach visit after the major storm surges.

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