Mile 240 Report
November 11, 2017
Other Mile 240 Reports (12)
December 21, 2017 - midnite5484
March 11, 2014 - JBowmanSunny day, active waves with moderate north wind. No appreciable gravel visible today, sand has moved in. Noticed a piece of man made wooden debris and 6 tents pitched in the dunes halfway between...
March 10, 2014 - JBowmanThere was a dead young deer on the beach just south of Sharkfin Rocks, at northern end of mile 240. Many people on the stretch of mile 240 shoreline north of the Inn at Spanish Head were rock...
November 24, 2013 - JBowmanOver the summer, dunes up to 8 ft. high developed at various locations along the mile. The late September Japanese typhoon-spawned storm eroded much of this sand and since that time, gravel beds have...
March 1, 2013 - JBowmanWe’ve walked this beach mile several times each week since October and have observed yards of sand dune erosion, exposing massive logs to tides, and creating expansive flat beach front where sloped...
August 6, 2011 - Lisa LynchSeveral seals were basking on the other side of the water in the bay. In the drift line, at low tide, there were dogwinkles, nassas, and other gastropods mixed in with multiple types of kelp and...
May 19, 2008 - seacraterOrdinary, quiet day, nothing of significance to report.
March 2, 2008 - seacraterThe walking area at Siletz Bay from the picnic area to sand dunes where rock had been added is now covered with logs and sand. Some erosion to the rock area because of lower level of sand.
November 23, 2007 - seacraterEnjoyed a beautiful day at the beach
September 13, 2007 - seacraterTwo small fires were burning in driftwood.Road along the cliff at the end of the parking lot at Siletz Bay has been inmproved, with rock out to the dune area. Improved road is wider.
May 17, 2007 - seacraterNoticed several log shelters, one near Siletz Bay that looked lived in. Easier beach access, as here are fewer logs.
March 8, 2007 - seacraterNoticed initials carved on hillside, potential cause of erosion. Saw small shelters built in driftwood, not permanent structures as in the past. There were approximately ten small seals in shallow...