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Beautiful,clean beach this pre-Thanksgiving week. Someone had already gathered 6 plastic bottles and set them by an access trail...and that was the bulk of debris to pick up. A smattering of diatoms at the high tide line, a few seagulls and crows looking for lunch...just the way you want to find your mile.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 6.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 12. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 12.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 6.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. 1 seagull, 1 common murre

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces.

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Mile 293

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