Report Details

A lovely day to be at the beach. The ranger reports that there were 12-15 feet more of sand this year. It's good to see so much sand back, but hard to watch the bluffs/dunes continue to erode.

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 16. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 12. Sitting: 4.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 6.

Notable Wildlife

6 seagulls

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells. almost no driftline content.

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune, Newly exposed roots/trees falling.

Actions & Comments

The ranger reports that there were 12-15 feet more of sand this year. The erosion continues, but seems much less this year.

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