Report Details

Hard to beat this kind of day - beautiful skies and sea, and the beach is clean. Tideline is mostly small bull kelp and kelp foliage.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.3 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 6. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 6. Calm slowdown after Labor Day

Notable Wildlife

crows

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. 1 cormorant; 1 murre - the murre was pretty much intact, looked washed up with kelp vegetation. Cormorant had been picked over down to the bone.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt). Amazing how little land-based debris there is after the summer and Labor Day weekend. Very clean.

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune, Major cracks appearing in bluffs.

Actions & Comments

On the 6th property south of Sijota access, vegetation has fallen, exposing more of the cliff. Owners (?) have put up plastic barricades and No Trespassing signs.

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Mile 236

January 20, 2023

Beautiful day.

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Mile 236

February 26, 2022

After a spate of sunny weather, we finally have rain, or at least drizzle.

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Mile 236

December 15, 2021

A relatively dry afternoon; maybe three people besides me.

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Mile 236

January 21, 2021

As I don't live here, there's a lot that I miss.

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Mile 236

November 22, 2020

It has been a while since I've been able to cover my mile.

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Mile 236

February 2, 2020

Storm damage for this mile seems mostly at Laurel/Sijota; Morris Excavation has built a roadbed parallel to the bluff for equipment access; some erosion at World Mark, north of state park.

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Mile 236

January 15, 2019

Remarkably little debris - anticipating a different story after the King tides!

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Mile 236

October 19, 2018

Gorgeous afternoon, bracing wind, an unobscured sun as it nears the horizon

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