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A lot of people and dogs just having a good time on a nice day. Pretty good crowd for mid week. Beach is quite clean for all the activities in August. Lots of crab shells...some natural, some just dumped after someones meal. Also lots of diatoms, that brownish foam at the surf line...but that's a good thing for everything living in the ocean. Picked up previously noted debris.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 97. Number of dogs: 6. Walking or running: 30. Playing in surf: 5. Playing in sand: 30. Sitting: 25. Surfing: 2. Other Activities: 3 kite, 2 bike.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 30.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. murre

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt). broken bucket,3 plastic bottles, 60' rope

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Rockaway Beach, State Wayside

February 19, 2024

I observed new signs in Rockaway city proper, restricting using the public access to the beach at 1st and 2nd Avenues. Sign reads NO ACCESS: Until further notice, all city owned paths, walkways, stairs, and any other improved or unimproved access ways to recreation areas are closed.

Jesse Jones

Mile 293

Rockaway Beach, State Wayside

May 3, 2023

Extremely clean beach.

Mary and Zio

Mile 293

Rockaway Beach, State Wayside

April 2, 2023

Large bale of styrofoam found.

Mary and Zio

Mile 293

Rockaway Beach, State Wayside

January 1, 2023

Overall the beach looked pretty good for post king tides and fireworks.

Mary and Zio

Mile 293

Rockaway Beach, State Wayside

October 22, 2022

Mary and Zio

Mile 293

Rockaway Beach, State Wayside

September 7, 2022

For the day after a holiday weekend the beach was exceptionally clean.

Mary and Zio

Mile 293

Rockaway Beach, State Wayside

February 6, 2022

A warm February day.

Mary and Zio

Mile 293

Rockaway Beach, State Wayside

December 31, 2021

A relatively calm day before the first King tide of 2022.

Mary and Zio