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1 dead murre.  Low tide reveals mussel and seastar beds. Small temporary dunes have formed. Dune grasses have greened since May. Very clear day....happy people

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: -0.6 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 17. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 12. Surfing: 2. Windsurfing: 3. For this particular stretch of beach there were throngs of people even though that throng only numbered 17. It was a minus tide meaning mussel beds and sea stars and anemones were exposed for viewing. It was sunny, clear, and warm

Concerns

Apparent violations: None.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 13. ATVs/OHVs parking: 1. RVs/Buses parking: 5.

Notable Wildlife

No more than six seagulls about

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Adult murre

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

1 jelly

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Shells. A dozen or more dry clusters of sea palms were scattered about

Natural Changes

The north winds have been scouring the beach and creating on vegetated temporary dunes where there were none in May. Shallow basins have been created revealing greater numbers of small rocks than usual.

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Small temporary sand dunes evident
The base of this rock is usually underwater except at quite low tides
This unusual view of the backs of the offshore monoliths just north is allowed by low tide
Chilton on ceiling of sea cave accessible at low tide
Jelly on sand. Note hard brown spot inside jelly at pencil tip
Dead seabird , a murre.

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