Report Details

Human impacts observed included rock-hounding, vehicle tire tracks, and large plastic marine debris items.

Conditions

Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 12. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 9. Other Activities: 3 people were rock hounding. While no vehicles were observed at this time, there were definite tire tracks of unknown origin. See photo.

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 7. None of the birds were banded. I did not band them and I don't have enough knowledge to tell what most of them wer, ethough one was definitely a seagull

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). 3 pieces of plastic garbage were found which included two jugs and one large water bottle

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Mile 246

Cliffs north of Roads End Beach

June 21, 2024

Interesting scientific device observed off the west end of "the Point", on north Roads End Mile 246, during a minus low tide.

Terry Hager

Mile 246

Cliffs north of Roads End Beach

April 2, 2024

Low tide.

David Carroll

Mile 246

Cliffs north of Roads End Beach

March 29, 2024

Human activity was benign, just folks generally enjoying the area.

Gianna Simon

Mile 246

Cliffs north of Roads End Beach

February 20, 2024

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

Gianna Simon

Mile 246

Cliffs north of Roads End Beach

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

Cliffs north of Roads End Beach

November 26, 2023

There wasn't anything unusual that I noted today.

Gianna Simon

Mile 246

Cliffs north of Roads End Beach

November 18, 2023

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

DaveC

Mile 246

Cliffs north of Roads End Beach

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