Report Details

A lot of tsunami debris on beach. Very little beach even at zero tide.

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 1.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3.

Notable Wildlife

3 dead birds, unidentified, lots of bull kelp tangled up on beach

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3.

Driftline Content

Styrofoam, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). A lot of tsunami debris on the beach: big hard plastic pieces,small hard plastic pieces styrofoam, 2 blue baskets with barnacles

Natural Changes

There is no beach at high tides, eating at bluffs

Actions & Comments

I told park ranger about amount of debris; hauled off what I could. Someone had cut up a large rope into small pieces and coiled and left them on beach. Mentioned that to ranger.

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December 24, 2015

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