Report Details

This was a cool, hazy sunny day on the first day of spring break. Only problem area was the usual evidence of people climbing the sand bluffs approx 1/6 mile north of Canyon Drive Park. (Nobody was climbing during this observation)

Conditions

Temperature: 46 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 6.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 209. Number of dogs: 21. Walking or running: 120. Playing in surf: 8. Playing in sand: 28. Sitting: 22. Photography: 6. Fishing: 2. Other Activities: 6 flying kites, 65 in parking area.

Concerns

Climbing bluffs/seastacks

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 99. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 8.

Notable Wildlife

Usual sea gulls mainly at D River. No sea weed and only a few broken clam shells.

Driftline Content

Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces.

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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

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 242

March 8, 2020

Was a sunny day at the beach today.

Bluewater

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.

Bluewater

Mile 242

February 17, 2019

It was a pretty calm day at the beach.

Bluewater

Mile 242

October 14, 2018

Today was perfect beach weather.

Bluewater

Mile 242

May 26, 2018

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

Bluewater

Mile 242

March 24, 2018

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

Bluewater

Mile 242

January 14, 2018

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

Bluewater