Report Details

Steep dune faces typical for winter.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: W. Tide Level: -1.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 3. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 3.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 1.

Notable Wildlife

None

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Styrofoam.

New Development

Bluff development. Steep dune faces.

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune, Visible retreat of solid bluff. Steep dunes faces typical for winter.

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Mile 340

November 22, 2023

Nothing unusual.

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Mile 340

October 24, 2023

Nothing important to note.

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Mile 340

September 23, 2023

Small amounts of marine debris were reported on NOAA's Marine Debris survey report.

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Mile 340

June 15, 2023

Dunes are taking on less steep slopes - see photos.

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Mile 340

May 13, 2023

Dead sea lion, which had been shot with a shot gun, and direct evidence of continued eastward migration of eroding dunes

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Mile 340

April 13, 2023

Dune retreat continues.

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Mile 340

February 14, 2023

Steep dune faces typical for winter.

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Mile 340

October 26, 2022

Have not done this walk in a long time due to work being done on south jetty.

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