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Conditions

Temperature: 52 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 3.1 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 45. Number of dogs: 7. Walking or running: 43. Tidepooling: 2. Other Activities: Throwing a ball for dogs (2), climbing the dune (5),. Large groups 6-8 people walking together, windy and showery weather. No cars/ boats on beach.

Concerns

Apparent violations: None.

Notable Wildlife

None

Driftline Content

Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.).

Man-made Modifications

Beachgrass planting or removal. More areas of beach grass planting on fore-dune recently excavated

Natural Changes

Compared to my last report there is some sand buildup near boat ramp and bank under the condominiums. No recent erosion was noted at cape. Further south of the mile appears minimal to no sand dune erosion

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Mile 261

February 7, 2024

A lot of winter damage to the foredunes noted. Construction workers working on the new boat ramp and replacing and relocating some drainage pipes. Photos showing bulldozer shift sand by residence. 1 dory and 3 fishermen getting picked up

Eric Matthews

Mile 261

November 3, 2023

Nice 58 degree mild winds.

MatthewsE

Mile 261

October 3, 2023

Weather: Cloudy and Wintery, High tide today 3.

MatthewsE

Mile 261

September 4, 2023

Really a great day!

MatthewsE

Mile 261

August 2, 2023

Drift- Wrack and Surf Zones seem to differ along the beach.

MatthewsE

Mile 261

July 11, 2023

Nice smooth beach Foredunes are nice and smooth, no sharp edges.

MatthewsE

Mile 261

June 1, 2023

Beach is very smooth, no berms built up.

MatthewsE

Mile 261

May 17, 2023

Foredune increasing south of boat ramp, foredune below condominiums continues to sluffing and expose riprap rocks below.

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