Report Details

A beautiful day at Cape Lookout SP. Saw evidence of a couple of small landslides south of the day use area. Sand high. Remains of wave overtopping in group camp area and day use area. Not much in the way of birds. Beach pretty clean. We counted 18 people and 3 dogs - all well-behaved!New cabins are progressing.Access from beach to campground invisible from the beach - no path until you get to the top of the rocks.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 1.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 18. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 17.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 6.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune, Major cracks appearing in bluffs, Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Evidence of wave overtopping, Visible retreat of solid bluff, Landslides/major boulder falls.

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