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The public was telling me that they saw a Beached Seal that appeared dead. I did not see the animal.

Conditions

Temperature: 46 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Tide Level: 10.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 7. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 8. Photography: 10. Other Activities: Watching the King Tides. The humans were all just watching the King Tides coming in.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 10.

Notable Wildlife

Several Western Gulls

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces. Very large Logs, and large piles of Ball, and other kinds of Seaweed.

Natural Changes

Major cracks appearing in bluffs. At Otter Crest Inn, the beach appeared to be wearing away.

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January 21, 2023

Many visitors taking photos of king tides.

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August 5, 2022

The visitors and their dogs were just enjoying the views.

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May 4, 2022

There were very few large birds visible in the air or on the ground/rocks.

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Mile 225

January 21, 2022

The day at Otter Rock (Devil's Punchbowl State Park)  and Otter Crest Resort was clear and warm for January.

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December 3, 2021

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Mile 225

October 13, 2021

The was a lot of Ball Kelp on the beach, more than you would normally see, other than that everything appeared normal.

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Mile 225

September 3, 2021

I saw only a few surfers on the beach below the Devils Punchbowl state park trying to surf, but there was not enough wave action to surf.

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Mile 225

September 2, 2021

All the visitors I saw were just taking pictures and enjoying the views.

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