The juvenile seals are on the beach in numbers now, with more arriving every day. It's a great time to see the seals. So many includes lots of variety in size and development. No mature males with their long proboscis, but so what. There's plenty else to see.
She went back into the water and wasn't sighted again. She may have died but it's not unknown for seals to survive astonishing wounds. I saw this seal feeding her pup last year.