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Nice day for a walk after the recent rains and huge surf.  Not much new except the short stairway on to the bech from neighborhood acess (For full disclosure I live in the neighbohood but don't know who added this).  It was not permitted and I will continue to follow up.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 4.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 8.

Notable Wildlife

Large Piles of Bull Kelp from recent storms. Small Velella Velella along the Beach

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Sea Gull

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass. Velella, two large lightbulbs, lots of Bull Kelp

New Development

Steps down bluff. Small metal steps at the base of existing neighborhood access.

Actions & Comments

I called the State Parks planner to discuss the new stairs extending down on to the beach.

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Holiday Beach north, Moore Creek, Grant Creek

December 20, 2023

A new house is being built just south of Grant Creek near an unstable portion of the bluff (picture attached). A new railing installed along a section of riprap (picture attached). A large rock field is exposed along this section (picture attached). Several small slide/slough areas apparent associated with the rains earlier in the month.

Phil Barbour

Mile 212

Holiday Beach north, Moore Creek, Grant Creek

March 15, 2023

A few small slumps and sloughs in the past few months.

PhilBSB

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Holiday Beach north, Moore Creek, Grant Creek

December 29, 2021

New sections of beach cliff slides 

dougdawson

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Holiday Beach north, Moore Creek, Grant Creek

October 9, 2021

Two locations with various degrees of erosion.

PhilBSB

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Holiday Beach north, Moore Creek, Grant Creek

July 15, 2021

dougdawson

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Holiday Beach north, Moore Creek, Grant Creek

April 21, 2021

A few new drainage pipes and a new cement walkway onto the beach at the south end of the Surfland development.

PhilBSB

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Holiday Beach north, Moore Creek, Grant Creek

January 21, 2021

Huge Sand erosion centered around South Beach Day use area.

dougdawson

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Holiday Beach north, Moore Creek, Grant Creek

December 25, 2020

Quiet day on the beach, Christmas and a rain/wind storm approaching.

PhilBSB