Report Details

Observed no particular changes since last visit, which was November of 2001. Did note that the County had placed "Trail" signs both along the bay and along the high dune area. Beach and dune area were generally clean, with the usual exceptions of small amounts of probably ocean-based debris.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 18.

Notable Wildlife

Along beach just south of the southern end of mile 288, there was a baby harbor seal with part of the umbilical cord still attached. The seal seemed healthy and was probably left there by the mother while she searched for food.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Small rocks.

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All Mile 288 Reports

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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