Report Details

Extremely windy winter walk. Noted more human debris than usual, perhaps because of the stormy, windy conditions. Debris noted was plastic bottles, some bags, and metal drums. Also saw planks attached to each other like from the side of a boat. The natural features of the mile seemed unchanged.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Rain. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: SE. Tide Level: 4.5 feet.

Notable Wildlife

Birds noted: 12-18 Western sandpipers, 5 or 6 black scoters in surf, and several Western gulls.

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Mile 288

September 24, 2023

The weather is definitely turning.

SchankK

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 288

September 10, 2023

It was a beautifully calm, warm, sunny day along mile 288.

SchankK

Mile 288

January 29, 2023

There were 6 or more plovers and large accumulations of driftwood (both along the base and on top of the foredune cutbank).

SchankK

Mile 288

May 21, 2022

It was a beautiful, warm, sunny Saturday with a moderate north wind.

SchankK

Mile 288

January 17, 2022

It was great to see two separate families picking up beach trash/debris in the driftline from the most recent storms including in Mile 288!

SchankK

Mile 288

December 23, 2021

There was clear indications of active foredune erosion with visible cutbanks (see photo) and significant debris.

SchankK

Mile 288

February 24, 2015

Mid-winter day that seemed like spring.

YaakovM

Mile 288

October 2, 2014

Beautiful early fall afternoon.

YaakovM