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Mile 213 Report
September 23, 2012
No trace of Japanese tsunami debris but observation took place one day after SOLVE clean-up day.
No trace of Japanese tsunami debris but observation took place one day after SOLVE clean-up day. Heavy seafoam area in southern part of mile. Erosion in dunes in southern area getting worse.
Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.
Number of people: 27. Number of dogs: 6. Walking or running: 23. Sitting: 2. Other Activities: 2 horseback riders. There were tire tracks in one area -- jeep?
Apparent violations: none.
Cars/trucks parking: 1.
Lots of dried white seaweed intermingled with fresher seaweed.
Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces. Lots of crab casings around Surfland parking lot entrance to shore. Wood pieces there previously.
Erosion in southern part getting worse.
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What was really noticeable this time was the extent of seafoam which concentrated more in the southern part of the mile. Looked like multiple concentrated areas of soapsuds. Water channel at entrance to shore from Surfland parking lot. Henderson Creek lower but lots of streamlets along the mile.
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A pleasant day on the beach at very low tide which exposed one large tidal pool which hadn't seen before.
We usually access the beach via an entry at Surfland which hasn't been easy in the past.
1000s of washed up jelly fish and 1 washed up recently deceased sea lion