Report Details

A beautiful, but extremely windy day.  Finding the sea stars was a first.  One orange one and 3 purple ones.


Temperature: 67 F. Wind Velocity: Strong. Tide Level: 0.1 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 46. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 17. Playing in surf: 8. Playing in sand: 12. Sitting: 7.


Apparent violations: None noted.


Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

4 sea stars just above tide line

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Jusr one skelonitized

Driftline Content

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

Natural Changes

So much driftwood at end of spit, going toward the bay

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