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Another gorgeous day at the beach. Over all, very little trash considering the number of visitors. The warm weather brought out the sunbathers plus the picnic baskets. Not much change to the bluffs since my last report too long ago.

Conditions

Temperature: 68 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 5.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 367. Number of dogs: 14. Walking or running: 78. Playing in surf: 43. Playing in sand: 63. Sitting: 160. Photography: 2. Tidepooling: 10. Surfing: 4. Other Activities: Flying kites 7. Lots of people enjoying the beautiful sunny day.

Concerns

Litter

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 132. RVs/Buses parking: 1. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 23. Cars/trucks on beach, prohibited: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Gull

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Small rocks.

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February 2, 2024

We found some type of plant tuber, four total, North of D Sands. Graffiti was noted on a boulder north of D Sands. Of the dead birds, 51 were south of D Sands, and 10 were north. Our team collected a 3-gallon bag of marine debris.

Maureen Foelkl

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Mile 242

March 8, 2020

Was a sunny day at the beach today.

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decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 242

July 21, 2019

I did not get any pictures as my camera is not working correctly at the moment.

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Mile 242

February 17, 2019

It was a pretty calm day at the beach.

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Mile 242

October 14, 2018

Today was perfect beach weather.

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Mile 242

May 26, 2018

It was a nice sunny day even though it was fairly windy.

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Mile 242

March 24, 2018

For it being a rainy first day of spring break the beaches were pretty busy.

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Mile 242

January 14, 2018

It was very noticable since I surveyed in october that the "D" river was flowing straight into the ocean.

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