Report Details

Griffiti sprayed on "Warning" Sign posted on bluff.Many charred logs.Logs driven onto embankments result of strong winter storms.Several forts and other structures erected. Some rather creative; e.g. a makeshift ship with 3 masts.Several sandcastles built.Large logs which has been buried by sand are now re-appearing. Dogs of all sizes represented from Teacup Poodle to Great Dane.


Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S.

Human Activities

Number of people: 65. Number of dogs: 11. Walking or running: 40. Playing in surf: 1. Playing in sand: 4. Sitting: 7. Photography: 2. Surfing: 1.


Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs


Cars/trucks parking: 52.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. All seagulls, one was brown gull.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea). 1 wooden pallet

Man-made Modifications

Dune modification/removal, New riprap or shoreline protection structures.

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls, Visible retreat of solid bluff. Deterioration of bluff along NW Jetty Rd, result- fence broke off and suspended from bluff.

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Mile 244

February 19, 2022

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Mile 244

July 5, 2021

Hot fireworks and smoldering fires on beach.