Report Details

There was a brief "window" of partial sunshine with showers of hail and light rain. Dock Beach was nearly deserted; one man and his enthusiastic dog were walking and exploring driftwood piles.On the dock the boats are on their trailers and crab pots are stacked, awaiting the official start of the commercial crab season.

Conditions

Temperature: 40 F. Cloud Cover: Rain. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 2.7 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 1. Other Activities: 3 on dock; 1 in car & 2 on boat.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 12.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 5. 4 were Western Grebes in various stages of decomposition; 5th might have been the same. It had no feet or head and the body was mostly eaten.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Wood pieces.

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Mile 49

November 24, 2023

Never seen so many dead birds on this small beach.

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Mile 49

August 18, 2023

Signs of fairly recent bonfires, about 4-6 different piles.

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Mile 49

May 13, 2023

All was quiet on the beaches.

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Mile 49

March 11, 2023

During a brief respite from rain, I found the Port busy withdrawing a boat from the harbor.

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Mile 49

November 18, 2022

A quiet, sunny day on the beach.

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Mile 49

August 20, 2022

It was a gorgeous day to be on the beach.

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Mile 49

May 4, 2022

The beach was very clean, no real wrack line.

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December 31, 2021

The beach was very clean.

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