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beautiful day with people keeping the prescribed distance apart on this Covid-19 sequester day. The vegetated cliff is now a sheer cut off with many small streams running out onto the beach. Two Black Oystercatchers were foraging on a shellfish covered rock offshore that was uncovered at this low tide.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 2.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 17. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 6. Playing in sand: 4. Sitting: 2. Photography: 1. Other Activities: climbing dune.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 2. Cars/trucks on beach, prohibited: 1.

Notable Wildlife

2 Black Oystercatchers foraging on offshore rock.

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune.

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Mile 262

December 20, 2023

The ocean continues to eat away at cliff. At least today, vehicles were staying where they belong

Linda Fink

Mile 262

July 25, 2023

One pickup stuck in sand being towed out by commercial towing company when I arrived.

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Mile 262

May 3, 2023

Nice day with few people and vehicles.

Linda Fink

Mile 262

February 15, 2023

A beautiful, wind-free, mostly sunny day with a very clear view north to Cape Lookout.

Linda Fink

Mile 262

October 3, 2022

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

Linda Fink

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Mile 262

August 27, 2022

About 30 people and six dogs.

BlueSand831

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Mile 262

August 13, 2022

Lots of people.

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decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 262

July 31, 2022

Actually a really quiet calm warm day.

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