Report Details

Shocker sound deposition is normal. Unusual to see two people surfing. Very unusual to find a decomposing seal. Very unusual to find a few dozen small desiccated jellies and one big one. Unidentified Critter on ceiling normally inaccessible cave.


Temperature: 69 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 1.8 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 7. Surfing: 7.


Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs


Cars/trucks parking: 6.

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. Dead decomposing seal

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

A few dozen small jellies and one large 13 inch one. A few football sized clumps of mussels

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

Summer sand has been deposited in the usual array of small dunes and ramping against rocks and existing dune faces

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April 9, 2021

Parked here to walk Mile 22.