Report Details

Mile was very clean from both human and natural debris - a few more plastic bottles at highest most driftline. Overall, sand has redeposited about 2'to 3' since last report. That plus the brisk north wind over several days has left the mile quite clean appearing. No immediate concerns.


Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 30. Number of dogs: 10. Walking or running: 12. Playing in sand: 4. Sitting: 12. Photography: 2.


Apparent violations: none.


Cars/trucks parking: 14.

Notable Wildlife

Several groups of Cal gray pelicans close to beach - battling north wind

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces. very sparse driftline

Man-made Modifications

none observed

Natural Changes

none observed

Actions & Comments

Sand level is considerably higher than last report - est 2' to 3'.

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All Mile 310 Reports

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Mile 310

October 13, 2022

Gorgeous warm, sunny day with little wind.


Mile 310

August 12, 2022

Beach was very clean.


Mile 310

June 24, 2022

Parking lot full with lots of people enjoying warmer temps on bright sunny day.


Mile 310

February 18, 2020

Observed at least 12 fulmar, 1 horned puffin, 1 rhinoceros auklet, 1 cassins auklet and 1 seal.

Jesse Narens

Mile 310

February 3, 2020

Arrived today around mid tide as it was on its way out.

Jesse Narens

Mile 310

January 20, 2020

The beach was more stoney than sandy today, the tidewrack made up of mostly small plastics and wood.

Jesse Narens

Mile 310

January 1, 2020

First morning of the year, and our first report as Coast Watchers.

Jesse Narens

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 310

May 27, 2019