Report Details

very wide beach at low tide with people widely separated enjoying themselves in various ways

Conditions

Temperature: 73 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 0.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 30. Number of dogs: 7. Walking or running: 4. Playing in surf: 4. Playing in sand: 2. Sitting: 12. Tidepooling: 6. Fishing: 1. Other Activities: hang gliding, driving vehicles, flying a kite. lots of people enjoying a beautiful day at the beach, probably escaping valley heat

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 8. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 10. Cars/trucks on beach, prohibited: 2.

Notable Wildlife

Adult Bald Eagle flew over

Driftline Content

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

Actions & Comments

very clean beach, no more erosion than last reportdisappointing that some people drive and park in the prohibited area where beginning hang gliders need to land at the foot of the dune. There is now a very large and obvious sign so there's no excuse for missing it.

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Mile 262

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Mostly I took photos for the CoastWatch Fall Challenge project on iNaturalist

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