Report Details

It was a beautiful, sunny day (the first in a while) but there was no one on this section of beach.  The beach had driftwood and rocks on the beachline from the tide and some seagulls and crows were observed hanging out.  Some erosion had been noticed right past Crooked Creek with the large rock formation. Saw some small concentrations of Velella.  The signs and ropes were put up for snowy plover nesting areas.  Dogs are no longer permitted past the signs or near the roped areas.

Conditions

Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

No vehicles on this section of the beach.

Notable Wildlife

Several seagulls and several crows were observed on the shore.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Saw some small concentrations of Velella.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Wood pieces. There was a very small amount of human debris but hard to tell if it was plastic or Styrofoam.

New Development

No new development.

Man-made Modifications

The signs and ropes were put up for the bird nesting areas. Dogs are no longer permitted past the signs or near the roped areas.

Natural Changes

Crooked Creek has moved its location and is now undermining part of a large rock formation (picture attached).

Report Images

Report Images

Share this post

All Mile 98 Reports

Showing 8 of 29 reports

Mile 98

January 1, 2024

It was a beautiful, sunny day with no wind.

Michele Schaefer

Mile 98

October 17, 2023

SchaeferM

Mile 98

April 11, 2023

It was a beautiful, sunny day (the first in a while) but there was no one on this section of beach.

SchaeferM

Mile 98

November 12, 2018

It was a quiet sunny morning.

arloesq1@gmail.com

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 98

April 28, 2017

Nothing out of ordinary sighted.

arloesq1@gmail.com

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 98

April 9, 2016

There is an increase of dog poo in parking area and on beach.

Athena96

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 98

December 15, 2015

Lots of pieces of plastic and fishing material all along beach

Athena96

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 98

September 11, 2015

Daily walks on beach produce grocery size shopping bag full of litter.

Athena96