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Nice 58 degree mild winds.  Lots of surfers out today!In the wrack line large amounts of long sea kelp along the beach, unlike last month where it was a large abount of small sea grass covering the length of the beach. Almost none of that now. Logs, if they are present, are large or buried.  No litter along entire length of mile!  Berms are nice smooth and gradual along the edges of the dunes...all in all looks great!2 beach birds found and tagged and reported to COASST.

Conditions

Temperature: 58 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: E. Tide Level: 3.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 27. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 9. Sitting: 1. Surfing: 15. Other Activities: 2 people riding horses.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 19.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. 1 Surf Scoter tagged it #22 for COASST 1 Western Gull tagged it #1 for COASST

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt).

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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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