Mile 235 Report

January 1, 2015
by JBowman

Location:
Lincoln
Gleneden Beach south
Conditions:
Thursday 3:30 PM
Sunny
50° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the E
Tide Level:
0.0 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
60
Dogs:
5
Activities:
Walking / Running:
54
Playing in sand:
6
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
Folks walking on beach until Ducks game started, when nearly everyone disappeared!
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Species/names:
The waves are now reaching riprap barriers that were installed along the cliff fronts over the past years. This wave action cleared out all of the dead birds. The mile north of this one has abundant dead baby birds.
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.)
There is one pile of used nets and debris at 44°52'08.4"N 124°02'28.8"W
New Development:
Modifications:
New riprap or shoreline protection structures
Riprap walls have been installed over the past two years from Gleneden Beach State Park to just past Sea And Sand RV Park
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Riprap walls have been installed over the past two years from Gleneden Beach State Park to just past Sea And Sand RV Park. Waves are now routinely reaching these man-made walls.Sand has disappeared from the beach in great quantities, exposing rock outcroppings below.
Summary:
New Years Day was beautiful, the beach was clean for the most part because waves have been reaching man-made riprap walls installed at the base of the cliffs from Gleneden Beach State Park south to just south of Sea and Sand RV Park.One pile of net and debris is deposited at 44°52'08.4"N 124°02'28.8"WSand is disappearing at a dramatic rate, exposing rock outcroppings.
  • Bella Beach plantings above man made riprap wall
    Bella Beach plantings above man made riprap wall
    44.861271, -124.043527
    January 1, 2015
  • Debris pile washed ashore composed of net, debris, shells, vegetation
    Debris pile washed ashore composed of net, debris, shells, vegetation
    44ه،52'08.4"N 124ه،02'28.8"W
    January 1, 2015
  • Sand has disappeared in a dramatic fashion, exposing rock outcroppings that usually aren't visible
    Sand has disappeared in a dramatic fashion, exposing rock outcroppings that usually aren't visible
    44.865072, -124.042922
    January 1, 2015
Other Mile 235 Reports (5)

2019

January 12, 2019 - KWelsh
A beautiful day on Mile 235. Sunny, warm, very light to no wind on the beach. Lots of people out walking, running and enjoying the day. The beach was very clean with only a few individual pieces of...
  • Beach Walking
  • Kelp Mass
  • Minor Slide on Bank
  • Wave Action
  • Exposed Stationary Rocks
  • Bank Erosion

2018

December 21, 2018 - KWelsh
 Many masses of bull kelp washed up on the beach.
  • Bull Kelp Mass on Beach
  • Beach Foam
  • Tide Surge

2015

July 5, 2015 - JBowman
Small fireworks debris along the entire route but one large cache of debris from fireworks on the Coronado Shores beach weighed approx 40 pounds. They had taken many large fireworks and a large...
  • Beautiful sunny day with light winds

2007

June 20, 2007 - Ronreit
New home on Lincoln Ave as reported in past reports is still uncompleted, but now has roof and 2nd story framed in. Bluff bank still needs final restoration. Tony Stein says he is aware of this...
March 17, 2007 - Ronreit
Campfire areas included chairs and fire pits, and some trash. Otherwise beach was fairly clean, due to recent high tides reaching the foredune and riprap (8.8 foot tide this AM). Previously reported...