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Nice weather: clear sky with a mild SW breeze. Despite being a weeknight after Labor Day, there were quite a few (74) people on the beach. Only 3 dogs, all on leash. Lots of crab molts on the swash line, mostly 3" wide or less. Also uprooted surfgrass, feather boa kelp, and sea palm.

Conditions

Temperature: 63 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 0.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 74. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 25. Playing in surf: 13. Playing in sand: 3. Sitting: 6. Photography: 3. Tidepooling: 10. Other Activities: dogwalking (7), standing (7).

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 25.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. Common murres, 2

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Wood pieces.

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January 27, 2024

Very few people on the beach due to blustery conditions.

Julie Parker

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December 9, 2023

Eight total lures were seen, all of them glittery with an orangish hue.

Andy Warrick

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December 9, 2023

Sea lion corpse, seven dead birds, the rubber fishing lures, much fishing rope, decomposed jellies, and copious amounts of marine and land debris were all notable observations.

Andy Warrick

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October 23, 2023

Took photos of all dead birds, as well as live birds/jellyfish, and some trash and sky

Warrick

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October 12, 2023

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June 3, 2019

Just a usual day on the beach, nothing noticible as far as errousoin.

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April 29, 2018

Everything was normal on the beach.

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April 8, 2018

Nothing out of place.

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