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Nice, quiet day on clean beaches. Sand deeper at 15th St access than I've ever seen, but new signs are posted to keep drivers alerted to changes.


Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 8.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 16. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 13. Photography: 3. Other Activities: Walking dogs 3. Quiet Tuesday on beach. Receding tides had left beaches clean. Sun appeared as I walked but only 16 people in mile and back.


Climbing bluffs/seastacks

Apparent violations: Appears to be new grafitti on banks.


Cars/trucks parking: 4. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 2.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. Seagulls, quite decayed

Driftline Content

Wood pieces.

Man-made Modifications

New riprap or shoreline protection structures. Riprap moved since earlier storms.

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Not significant enough for action.

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