Report Details

One beach walker was collecting agates on a clean, wind-swept beach. Large numbers of geese were flying south above the fog. Although it was low tide the high surf overtopped the low dunes at numerous locations with water flowing into New River (photo).

Conditions

Temperature: 51 F. Cloud Cover: Foggy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 3.4 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1.

Notable Wildlife

Sanderlings, large numbers of geese

Stranded Marine Mammals

A dead sea lion was observed at mile 62 and reported.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

Evidence of wave overtopping.

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Mile 61

September 20, 2020

Another sunny windless day.

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Mile 61

October 22, 2009

One beach walker was collecting agates on a clean, wind-swept beach.

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Mile 61

April 21, 2009

Human activity was limited to U.

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Mile 61

March 6, 2009

Five people, accompanied by three dogs, were agate hunting on the beach.

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Mile 61

December 5, 2008

Mile 61 had been reworked with significant overtopping.

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Mile 61

September 22, 2008

Mile 61 exhibited a clean surf line and beach.

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Mile 61

April 24, 2008

Mile 61 remained free of natural and man made debris.

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Mile 61

February 28, 2008

Mile 61 was relatively free of natural and man made debris, dead wildlife and human incursion with the exception of 4 sets of old ATV tracks.

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