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Gorgeous day. Thousands of tiny to small Velella velella washed up on the shore. Near the jetty, they were mostly blue, further north mostly clear. Found a mermaids purse at the edge of the surf and threw it back into the ocean. Observed seagulls chasing a hawk. Primarily shells, rocks and small wood bits in the drift line, very little human debris or garbage, compared to previous months.

Conditions

Temperature: 46 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -0.28 feet.

Human Activities

People on the beach: 28 playing/sitting 9 walking 7 Dogs People/ vehicles on jetty 16 trucks/cars 17 fishing 6 watching the bar 2 walking with a dog

Concerns

Apparent violations: N/A.

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Mile 290

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Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

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Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

March 14, 2024

Gorgeous day.

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Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

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Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

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Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

September 21, 2023

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Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

April 22, 2023

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decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 290

Barview Jetty County Park, Camp Magruder south

March 14, 2023

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