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Limited amount of debris on beach.  Several people but not crowded and no unusual activities noted.  Lots of large trees (some burned) seemed to have been washed up after big storm.  Found a sea star out of water and nowhere near water line, so I gently placed him back in water.  Not sure if he was still alive.  Found a large mass of thick rope and tried to pull it away from water line, but it was buried so deep in sand that it was not possible.

Conditions

Temperature: 49 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 17. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 11. Playing in surf: 1.

Concerns

Apparent violations: None noted.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 14.

Notable Wildlife

noted a sea star way above water line. Not sure if it was alive, but I gently picked it up and put it back in the water.

Beached Birds

none

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Styrofoam, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). found a large rope entanglement (photo attached). Tried to pull it out of shoreline to assure it didn't go back in water, but it was a large area must have been buried in the sand and we were unable to move it.

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