Report Details

Mile 29 looked very good, clean and no debris other than one piece of old rope and a couple of mismatched sandals! We saw no birds other than on the offshore rocky islets.It's obvious the dunes are receding indicated by old pipe fencing now almost completely gone. The newer fence (surrounding the sewer treatment ponds) is now on the edge of the dune. Some driftwood has broken parts of the "new fence."

Conditions

Temperature: 52 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 1. The beach was remarkably clean with little driftwood other than near the jetty. Dune erosion evident, some driftwood overtopping the dunes.

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3.

Notable Wildlife

The only birds seen were cormorants on offshore rocks.No seaweed, no invertebrates.

Driftline Content

Shells, Small rocks.

Man-made Modifications

none

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune, Evidence of wave overtopping.

Actions & Comments

None indicated

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Mile 29

July 30, 2021

A beautiful, calm morning.

AzaleaLane

Mile 29

June 16, 2021

Really, it's a fairly unused beach, except for the truck access.

Sparks29

Mile 29

April 5, 2021

Sparks29

Mile 29

February 3, 2021

The beach was pretty clean.

hobbins

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 29

January 5, 2019

wild1234

Mile 29

August 26, 2015

There were 2 other people on the beach with 1 dog.

klysparks

Mile 29

October 21, 2014

Great, quiet day on the beach.

klysparks

Mile 29

April 4, 2014

Today was a GORGEOUS day on the beach!

klysparks