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sand has been washed off the beach uncovering lots of rocks. Dune no longer descends gently to beach... high steep cliff instead. My camera quit after the first few photos.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 4. Sitting: 2. The signs saying where cars were not allowed beyond were completely buried in sand so no way for those two vehicles beyond the allowed area to know they shouldn't be there.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 7. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 11. Cars/trucks on beach, prohibited: 2.

Notable Wildlife

11 Whimbrel

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.).

Natural Changes

Visible retreat of solid bluff. dune now has steep face to beach

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October 3, 2022

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

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August 27, 2022

About 30 people and six dogs.

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August 13, 2022

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July 31, 2022

Actually a really quiet calm warm day.

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