Report Details

Very little to be seen on the beach other than the kelp plants.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SE. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 3. Three young men in an old red small pickup, just S. of Otter Point. This area used to be posted as prohibited to motor vehicles, but the sign disappeared some years ago.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks on beach, prohibited: 1.

Notable Wildlife

No mammals, birds or invertbrates seen. 128 kelp plants on the beach. Plants ranged in length from 10 to 30 ft.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

none

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass.

Actions & Comments

Kelp plants were in 4 rows (parallel to beach), indicating that they were washed up on different days. This is a typical number of kelp plants to be seen here after days of high surf.

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