The weekend of Jan 26th and 27th has got an afternoon low tide of about -1ft. This should prove to be great conditions to get both gooseneck barnacles as well as mussels. Check the links below regarding this subject. Any brave souls care to come down to Greyhound Rock (20 miles north of Santa Cruz) for a day of foraging and frivolity? It's really easy. Details and directions can be worked out.