Report Details

good news -- no dead birdsthis part of beach gets pretty heavy use during summer but shows no negative effects

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S.

Notable Wildlife

one flock of gulls 50?? mostly western, a few heermans

Beached Birds

I was worried at the start about what I might find, but there was no evidence of die off at this point

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Wood pieces.

Man-made Modifications

Stream modification. someone used backhoe to dig channel for creek/Cresdnet Lake outlet ... blocked by sand from ocean -- usually happens toward end of dry season

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Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

May 23, 2024

I walked the mile today primarily to look for tar balls and oiled birds and wildlife as requested.

Sheila Berry

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

April 9, 2024

Started the mile at the north end from the Manhattan Beach parking lot.

Sheila Berry

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

February 10, 2024

This is a limited report made solely to provide photos of the King Tide on February 10, 2024.

Sheila Berry

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

January 16, 2024

Entered the beach from Manhattan State Park and walked south.

Sheila Berry

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

April 25, 2023

First walk of the 2022-23 school year for Neah-Kah-Nie High School students on their adopted mile.

Neah-Kah-Nie HS

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

May 30, 2021

Not much change from last report.

dmachuca

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

March 6, 2021

Quiet day at the beach.

dmachuca

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 294

Manhattan Beach, State Wayside

June 11, 2019

Very calm day with more activity than usual due to the presence of a middle school class doing PE on the beach.

Neah-Kah-Nie HS