Report Details

The beach was generally pretty clean; there was little human-derived driftline debris. Natural debris included sea palms, etc., and some mole crab thoraxes from bird-eaten animals. The beach had assumed a flat upper beach bordered by a steep face. Beach gradients were not estimated.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 12. Walking or running: 8. Playing in sand: 4.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 8.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Wood pieces. Natural debris included sea palms, etc., some mole crab thoraxes.

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Mile 209

February 12, 2023

It was a nice, sunny and mild day today.

Sakamoto

Mile 209

December 31, 2022

There was more litter on the beach after the recent storm.

Sakamoto

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 209

December 18, 2022

10 people, 1 dog, three sets of vehicle tracks on beach (ATVs ?

Sakamoto

Mile 209

July 19, 2019

Beautiful day with a lot of human activity.

scottmillman

Mile 209

May 29, 2019

Pretty usual day.

scottmillman

Mile 209

April 24, 2019

Nothing of concern viewed during this visit.

scottmillman

Mile 209

March 20, 2019

15 people observed, all walking along beach, some with dogs.

scottmillman

Mile 209

March 20, 2015

More re-work on riprap construction under permit BA-687-13.

stella