Report Details

The photos were taken during breaks in the storm.  The tide was to be 8.49 ft.  In relation to the large woody debris from previous greater tides, there was no concern with impact on the surrounding area.  People were out walking their dogs and taking photos.  No noticible concern of debris, or dead animals.  Small amount of marine debris, including plastic bits, styrofoam, and plastic rope.  Small amount of land-based debris, straws, flipflop, food wrapper.  All vehicles were parked in the parking lot.

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 8.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 9. Photography: 4. Visitors to the beach photographing the King Tide and just generally enjoying the break between storms.

Concerns

Litter

Notable Wildlife

gulls resting on the beach

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Styrofoam, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.).

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October 18, 2022

People walking, playing in the sand, rockhunting, surfing and fishing, debris from picnicing, and fires noted.

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September 27, 2022

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