Report Details

This was three days after the first of the King Tides. The beach was quite clean and firm. There was evidence of wave overtopping and the dunes took some erosion. Eel grass was on the wrackline. One week ago the wrackline had alot of jelly fish. This day all of the jellyfish were gone. Only one dead bird was found, a Northern Fulmar. The whale carcass that had been there for several months was either washed away by the tide, or moved to another location. 8 people and 4 dogs. No parking violatons.


Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 8.


Apparent violations: none.


Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Northern Fulmar

Driftline Content

eel grass on driftline

Natural Changes

Visible retreat of solid bluff, Evidence of wave overtopping.

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February 18, 2024

Recent king tides encroaching onto and undercutting fore dune. More debris than usual. A few shore birds Little human activity Large "octopus tree" I have been following has rotated again and the trunk now points NE. I continue to take photo facing N and S at the high tide line at the MP 29 sign entrance to the beach

Helen Welch

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January 28, 2024

Busier day than seen in past few months.

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December 18, 2023

Cloudy day with occasional rain shower.

Helen Welch

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November 26, 2023

Beautiful sunny day after "King Tide". Dead birds located together.

Vince Welch

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A quiet and beautiful fall day.


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Clear warm day.


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July 26, 2023

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