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Quiet day at the beach. Most people seemed to arrive by walking up from Rockaway/Nedonna. Harsh appearing step to the bluff that looked new (maybe from King tide earlier this year) but I will check again next visit. Plenty of driftwood driven high up on the shoreline.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate.

Human Activities

Number of people: 60. Number of dogs: 12. Walking or running: 50. Playing in surf: 6. Playing in sand: 4.

Concerns

Driftwood removal

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 5.

Driftline Content

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

New Development

Steps down bluff.

Natural Changes

Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Erosion of vegetated foredune, Visible retreat of solid bluff.

Report Images

Bluff step down showing vegetation roots
Broader view of Bluff
Shoreline
Driftwood

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