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Conditions

Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 180. Number of dogs: 15. Walking or running: 152. Playing in surf: 2. Playing in sand: 6. Sitting: 20. Other Activities: Lots of people were searching for the glass floats put out by Finders Keepers..

Concerns

Climbing bluffs/seastacks

Apparent violations: saw a couple families climbing the hill side where signs are clearly posted NO CLIMBING.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 100. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 25.

Notable Wildlife

Saw of group of small grey birds (do not know what type they are) on the rocks.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 5.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. saw 11 dead fish that were all 3"-4"

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass. saw lots of fresh pies of sea kelp with sea grass

Natural Changes

The "D" river was not flowing straight into the ocean, but it curved to the south and then to the west.

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Mile 242

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