Report Details

Very few people/dogs on the beach. 1 small piece of litter. No other human made debris. One large rock appears to have been dragged away from the riprap in front of Sherwood.

Conditions

Temperature: 43 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 6.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 8. Other Activities: Saw an organized group of about 40 people on the beach in front of Camp Magruder on Mile 290..

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.). Only one piece of litter on the beach, a small candy wrapper. LOTS of pieces of broken shells.!

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune, Evidence of wave overtopping.

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All Mile 291 Reports

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Mile 291

August 8, 2023

Nice day, lots of people, nothing of note except marine debris.

BerrieC

Mile 291

March 8, 2023

Very few people/dogs on the beach.

BerrieC

Mile 291

January 24, 2023

Widened to beach access could increase king tide current flow toward homes.

sndlwd

Mile 291

January 14, 2023

Significant erosion at Pine Beach Loop and North Magruder during November/December King tides.

BerrieC

Mile 291

November 15, 2022

Gorgeous, sunny day with very calm surf.

BerrieC

Mile 291

August 11, 2022

3 groups of Snowy Plovers feeding a the water's edge, approx 120 birds between Twin Rocks and Watseco.

BerrieC

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 291

September 13, 2021

I was mistaken in identifying murlettes - they are immature common murres.

MossierJ

Mile 291

September 12, 2021

1 live murrelet, 1 dead murrelet, 1 dead cormorant.

MossierJ