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The Tide was at a minus 0.1 and I was able to walk the whole mile today. several new steps have been built to the beautiful beach there. People were out enjoying the fair weather. Took pictures to document for future comparison. One lone oystercatcher was sighted and many gulls flying and some checking the rocks for food.Was startled to see duff (forest floor material) in large quanities on this mile.. have not seen this much in three years I've walked this area.picked up a shoping bag of man made garbage mostly plastic beverage cans and bottles. One surfer enjoying the day and a clam digger.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 12. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 11. Playing in surf: 1. Other Activities: one claming. lot of persons sitting in cars lookin at the ocean in the parking lot about 3/4 ofthe cars.one surfboarder & one gentleman claming

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 40.

Notable Wildlife

seagulls on shore and some flying black oystercatcher see photo

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Small rocks, Wood pieces. duff found on the beach some old and some new. The ocean was brown with the duff to come in with the tide

New Development

Bluff development, Drainage pipes, Steps down bluff.

Natural Changes

normal tidal debris water falls of water does not seem to have new erosion.

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September 27, 2022

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