Report Details

Usually large amount of broken mussel shells, concentrated on the north end of the mile. Small amount of trash picked up - mostly fishing line. Four dead birds observed. 

Conditions

Temperature: 66 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: W. Tide Level: 2.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 32. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 26. Playing in surf: 4. Sitting: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 4. No leg bands and I don't know how to identify birds, but I took pics of the corpses

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Shells, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Styrofoam, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.).

Natural Changes

no major landslides, just the typical amount, see pic

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All Mile 246 Reports

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Mile 246

February 20, 2024

Showed up to see if signs of a reported slide were evident.

Gianna Simon

Mile 246

January 23, 2024

Generally, the sand and driftwood have been washed out by heavy surf, but in some areas sand has built up.

David Carroll

Mile 246

November 26, 2023

There wasn't anything unusual that I noted today.

Gianna Simon

Mile 246

November 18, 2023

Partly cloudy morning, low 50's temps, light/moderate winds, 2-3 ft.

DaveC

Mile 246

September 29, 2023

Exposed loose rock and bedrock on beach; cause assumed to be sand washed off beach due to heavy surf over previous days/weeks.

DaveC

Mile 246

September 1, 2023

More charred driftwood than usual along the mile.

gianna70

Mile 246

August 5, 2023

Saturday.

DaveC

Mile 246

June 26, 2023

Busy day on a relatively remote beach.

DaveC