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Active midweek day in July. Fireworks debris continues but mostly cleaned up. Started up overcast but cleared to mostly sunny and low 60s. A number of what appeared to be day tents but one very substantial camping tent.

Conditions

Temperature: 62 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 1.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 267. Number of dogs: 16. Walking or running: 143. Playing in surf: 15. Playing in sand: 10. Sitting: 27. Tidepooling: 52. Surfing: 2. Other Activities: 2 electric bikes, 2 traditional bikes, kites, 8 playing volleyball with net, tent camping. Continues to be a wonderful vehicle free zone!

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Unusual concentration of mussels, various kinds of barnacles on beach just south of 26th Street rocks, stretching about 20-30 yards and then normal wash-up before and after. Photos attached.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt).

Man-made Modifications

A number of tents, one specifically looked substantial and long term. Just south of 15th Street vehicle access. Photo attached.

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