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We saw our first sea lion ever in the area. It came on shore onto the rocks, and lay down to rest. No sign that it was injured or sick.The sand is completely gone from the campground area, rocks cover the beach, and a forest of previously buried trees is now visible. The only sand left is south of the day use area.

Conditions

Temperature: 44 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 2. Other Activities: 1 (Standing, watching ocean).

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3.

Notable Wildlife

Seagulls, 1 Sea Lion.

Driftline Content

Not much of anything.

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Sand is almost gone. A whole forest of buried trees is now visible, and rocks cover the beach next to the campground. The only sand left is south of the Day Use Area.

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