Mile 36 Report

September 24, 2014
by [email protected]

Location:
Curry
Nesika Beach, north of Ophir Rest Area, south of Euchre Cr
Conditions:
Wednesday 2:00 PM
Cloudy
Wind:
Moderate from the S
Tide Level:
0.0 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
2
Activities:
storm watching
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
3
Activity Comments:
Storm watching. No one on beach in either direction for as far as could be seen with the naked eye. No evidence of human activity of any kind. Ours were the only foot prints we saw
Notable Wildlife:
a few gulls braving the storm
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Small rocks
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:
We were here a little past high tide. Rain had stopped and the surf was high but easing. Not much of a storm and the worst of it had past. Our view was of pristine sandy beach in excellent condition The only evidence of humans was were the trails back up to the rest area. No trash or debris of any kind. Not much evidence of wildlife either
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