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Mile 274 Report
December 16, 2010
The park is looking a bit ragged.
The park is looking a bit ragged. Bluffs continue to be eaten away exposing more pipes/sandbags. The land-side face of the dune in front of the campground is crumbling. We were told by a camp host that a couple of new cabins are being built and it sounds like yurts and cabins continue to be well-used.
Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SE. Tide Level: 5.0 feet.
Two cars by camping cabin.
Cars/trucks parking: 2.
Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces.
Erosion of vegetated foredune, Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Evidence of wave overtopping, Visible retreat of solid bluff.
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Waves have carried rocks into the day use area, the group camping area, and campgrounds A and B. Sand has returned to the beach area. The bluff continues to be eroded.
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The recent storms and high tides have deposited a lot of debris on the beach - especially small plastic fragments.
It was a windy and cloudy day and hence the beach was fairly deserted.