Report Details

There was very little debris on the beach. We found mostly styrofoam and rope.There were lots of people on the beach and the campground was full.We found about 45 dead birds. 30 were baby murres (we think) and then about 15 adult birds.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: -0.3 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 45. Number of dogs: 10. Walking or running: 20. Playing in surf: 5. Playing in sand: 10. Sitting: 10.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 10.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 45. 30 dead baby Muirs15 adult birds

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Styrofoam. rope

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August 2, 2023

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February 13, 2022

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October 3, 2021

Beach access area has been repaired and access is easier than before.

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January 17, 2021

Severe damage to the beach access area from a recent storm.

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September 26, 2020

Human Activities: Most people were just walking the beach.

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October 6, 2019

Photos show damage from erosion and vandalism.

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May 18, 2019

The weather was not conducive to a lot of beach activity on this day.

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