Mile 235 Report

November 7, 2019
by KWelsh

Location:
Lincoln
Gleneden Beach south
Conditions:
Thursday 1:30 PM
61° F
Tide Level:
1.2 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
13
Dogs:
2
Activities:
Walking / Running:
3
Playing in surf:
0
Playing in sand:
0
Sitting:
1
Rockhunting:
7
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
3
ATVs/OHVs parking:
0
RVs/Buses parking:
RVs/Buses parking: 0
Activity Comments:
Most people on the beach on this warm, beautiful day were taking advantage of the low tide to hunt for rocks, shells, and other treasures. At Schoolhouse Creek, a bulldozer and dump truck were moving sand and large rocks.
Notable Wildlife:
There were three gulls on the beach mingling with and unconcerned about the people. Posing for photos in one case.
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Signs of oil:
0
Entanglement:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Small rocks·Kelp or Algae·Shells·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)
With the exception of rocks, kelp, shells, and crab casings, the beach was clean of debris.
New Development:
Modifications:
Sand removal·New riprap or shoreline protection structures
Bulldozers and dump trucks were placing boulders.
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:

A great day along Mile 235 on the Oregon Coast, especially for rock and shell hunters taking advantage of low tide. 

  • Mile 235 Oregon Coast
    A Day Along Mile 235
    South of Schoolhouse Creek
    November 7, 2019
  • Boulder Placement at Schoolhouse Creek
    Boulder Placement at Schoolhouse Creek
    Schoolhouse Creek
    November 7, 2019
Other Mile 235 Reports (6)

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
January 1, 2015 - JBowman
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...
  • Bella Beach plantings above man made riprap wall
  • Debris pile washed ashore composed of net, debris, shells, vegetation
  • Sand has disappeared in a dramatic fashion, exposing rock outcroppings that usually aren't visible

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...