Report Details

beautiful warm done before the rain came...


Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S.

Human Activities

Number of people: 18. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 13. Playing in surf: 5.



Apparent violations: picked up 6 lbs of plastic.


Cars/trucks parking: 2. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 1.

Notable Wildlife

some gulls

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

one group size colorless squishy planktonic thing with a black nipple on one end and dark gut extending to the interior from nipple...

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Wood pieces, Styrofoam, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.).

Actions & Comments

shrine to lost child at 15th street...on hillside plastic tags being added to it...foot traffic creating erosion...

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June 19, 2023

Deceased marine mammal, small Guadalupe fur seal by Surf Tide Resort.