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Mid week of very busy summer-Covid19-week on the beach with lots of groups of 8-10 people, multi-generational, 40-50 cars at NW 15th.

Conditions

Temperature: 58 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 1.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 251. Number of dogs: 17. Walking or running: 209. Playing in sand: 13. Sitting: 6. Tidepooling: 23. Surfing: 2. Mid week cars on beach down from 50+ Thursday through Monday at NW 15th access

Vehicles

Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 21.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Dead fish from July 9, 2020, did not seem to warrant Dispatch but still interesting. Photo attached, possibly Spotted Ratfish?? Approximately 15-18" long. Tide would not let me photograph with ruler.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass.

Natural Changes

High sand level has covered rocks and tiding areas. Rocks mid mile are typically 12-15 feet out of water and now only about 4 feet showing above sand even at low tide. Photos attached

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