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Some unattended digging dogs seemed troubling, and one thing to note was a lack of birds. We spotted no birds at all until the end of our mile walk, and then we saw three flying at a great distance away from the shore.


Temperature: 55 F. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 4.9 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 38. Number of dogs: 12. Walking or running: 17. Playing in surf: 2. Playing in sand: 3. Other Activities: Dogs digging holes in the beach unattended. Tire tracks for a car or truck



Apparent violations: Burning driftwood. Burying driftwood so that it sticks up out of the sand like a pole..

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.).

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Picked up some trash

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October 1, 2023

Some unattended digging dogs seemed troubling, and one thing to note was a lack of birds.

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March 4, 2021

A large concrete retaining wall collapsed last weekend (~Feb 27) endangering the stability of one home with others also vulnerable to further erosion.


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February 28, 2021

These photos were taken by Fran Recht, CoastWatch volunteer.


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February 19, 2019

Wonderful day at my favorite beach during King Tide!

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December 21, 2018

The ocean became more "foamy" as the day progressed, *see photos.

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October 29, 2015

A few groups of people were enjoying the overcast yet bright day and the King Tide.

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March 29, 2015

Very clean beach, little debris and no dead animals.

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June 15, 2014

This Father's Day the combination of temperate weather and unusually low tides brought out many people to enjoy the coast.