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The two most unusual features of the mile included a significant portion of the north end with the sand washed away to reveal a rock floor, and the amount of small plastics visible at about the halfway point in the mile. Usually 246 is clear or mostly clear of small plastics.

Conditions

Temperature: 43 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 2.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 14. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 10.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Styrofoam.

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls. excessive amounts of logs/downed trees on the beach, possibly washed up during King Tides?

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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