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A lot of large wood has washed up with the recent tides and the driftline is almost up to the dunes in places.  

Conditions

Temperature: 51 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 5.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 37. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 16. Playing in surf: 2. Playing in sand: 2. Sitting: 2. Photography: 1. Other Activities: 2 with metal detectors. Car count is from the parking lot by the south jetty (no in the state park) I only count cars in the area near the gate at the end, not by the bathrooms

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 9.

Notable Wildlife

large clusters of small shore birds

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. cormorant?

Driftline Content

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

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