Report Details

July day. Clear sunny skies with warm temperatures. High winds with gusts up to 26 mph (per the phone app) Shore birds sheltering in waters inside Bay. No human activity noted. New driftwood structure noted (see photos). Pink tape tied around some driftwood (removed).

Conditions

Temperature: 66 F. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 6.5 feet.

Human Activities

Other Activities: No human activity on beach likely due to high wind gusts up to 26 mph.. No humans on beach. One truck in parking lot (Bay Ocean Spit Lot) with man and off leash dog. Remaining cars unoccupied. Possibly Spit hikers as not on beach

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Notable Wildlife

Absent. High winds preventing shorebird activity. 3 pelicans in flight fighting wind gusts to get out to sea. One lone gull at shore edge. On the drive into the parking lot many bird flocks noted on the protected waters inside of the bay.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Wood pieces. Once again beach scoured by high winds and dune sculpting evident especially around driftwood. Scatterings of small rocks at high tide line. No seaweed and no garbage to collect today

Man-made Modifications

New man made driftwood structure North of MP 29 marker (see photos)

Natural Changes

Dune snd high tide line sculpting by high winds

Report Images

North View MP marker 29 High Tide line
South View MP marker 29 high tide line
Man made driftwood structure
Man made driftwood structure
marked driftwood (unsure of reason. Tape removed)
driftwood structure (see other entires)
wind scoured beach small rocks at Bay Ocean entry site

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