Large Marine Debris Report: Clallam Bay, WA - MyCoast Large Marine Debris Report: Clallam Bay, WA - MyCoast

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Clallam Bay, WA

"The first photo shows one example of many large pieces of styrofoam all over the driftwood on the beach above the high tide line. This was one of a few with the Pelagic Gooseneck Barnacles. The beach is littered with plastic bottles, tires, floats, styrofoam, and pieces of plastic. The second photo shows more styrofoam in the center, along with a large, plastic blue barrel, and a long piece of wood filled with metal pieces. As mentioned above the third shows just four of the large fishing floats washed ashore. Many are > 2' diameter."

Type: Styrofoam/Foam

Construction material: Unspecified

Debris source: The first photo shows a huge piece of styrofoam covered in Pelagic Gooseneck Barnacles and wrapped in a long rope. It must have floated in from far away. The second photo shows several objects, including some styrofoam. The third photo is not styrofoam-- it shows four of the dozens of large floats that washed up from fishing boats.

Ownership: This is National Park property.

05/13/2021 | 1:29 pm

Tidal Overview

1 hours 39 minutes before high tide

Data from La Push, Quillayute River (15.5 miles away)

Water Level (at time of report): 1:29 pm, 5.2'

High Tide (Predicted): 2:59 pm, 6.9'

High Tide (Observed): 3:00 pm, 6.1'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 8.2 MPH

Wind Direction: NW (310°)

Temperature: 55℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0.03"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0.03"

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