Large Marine Debris Report: Anacortes, WA - MyCoast Large Marine Debris Report: Anacortes, WA - MyCoast

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Anacortes, WA

"First, thanks for your work. Here’s a very worthy project: On the west shore of Guemes Island, Washington, between Indian Village and Clark Point there is a very large pyramid shaped (I’m guessing 4 feet high and 3 feet wide at the bottom) Styrofoam-and-rock fragment of some sort of larger structure. The structure appears to have broken up and left pieces here, and another on the north shore of Guemes (which has been removed). It is exactly the sort of thing that will shed little Styrofoam nodules for a long time, eventually shedding its entire self into the Salish Sea. It is readily accessible from Bellingham Channel and could be removed with a small or medium-sized tractor and a beach landing boat. It really needs to get done and is just a bit too big a project for the local do-gooders like myself. A one-day project with great benefit which, if neglected, will . . . I don’t like to think about it. Please put it on you soon-to-do list. Thanks again."

Type: Styrofoam/Foam

Construction material: Unspecified

Debris source: Unknown

Ownership: Most likely at this Skagit County iMap address: Said to be owned by CARTER ALAN W & CARTER JANAN, 223 171ST PLACE NE, If that doesn't do it, go to the url listed above and check the ownerships immediately north and south. BELLEVUE, WA 98008

05/14/2021 | 8:05 pm

Tidal Overview

1 hours 16 minutes before high tide

Data from Strawberry Bay, Cypress Island (3.5 miles away)

High Tide (Predicted): 9:21 pm, 8.2'

Observed Predicted water level Report time

Weather Overview

Wind Speed: 5.4 MPH

Wind Direction: SSW (213°)

Temperature: 56℉

Rainfall (Calendar Day): 0.01"

Rainfall (Past 24 Hours): 0.01"

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