Mile 256 Report
December 19, 2008
by Katharine Harding
Other Mile 256 Reports (23)
October 28, 2018 - jeanrcameron
July 8, 2018 - Katharine HardingThough overcast many people were enjoying their beach time including a lady from TX. I will keep an eye on the wooden pallet covered with barnacles and mussels—it's too heavy for me to lug off the...
April 18, 2018 - jeanrcameronThere is very little change to the sand or dunes along mile 256. The most remarkable observation was of the number of Velella Velellas and their large size.
April 18, 2018 - gordonleslieNice day at the ocean, people seem to be enjoying themselves.
July 14, 2014 - jeanrcameronJuly Report
March 21, 2014 - jeanrcameronLess beachgrass in the driftline than last time (December 2013)
December 14, 2013 - jeanrcameronTire tracks in sand. No vehicles at the time I was there.
October 9, 2013 - jeanrcameronAbout 20 feet of shoreline retreat due to erosion visible at Camp Winema. Picked up plastic debris and other trash.
May 1, 2013 - jeanrcameronLarge piece of Styrofoam. Reported to OPRD thru 211 -- not clear whether it's tsunami debris.
October 21, 2012 - Lady SWater was very rough. High waves. Brown pelicans flying and dipping into water. A few seagulls seen.
July 22, 2012 - pattyshurtsA cloudy Sunday evening, most people had left the beach. One man jogging with his dog. One woman climbing back up to Camp Winema. This is the first time I've walked this mile for CoastWatch, and I...
June 7, 2011 - Lady SBeautiful sunny day for walking the beach.
October 7, 2010 - Lady SNothing unusual. Beautiful day to walk the beach.
September 10, 2009 - Katharine HardingDaley Lake has no outlet to the ocean right now-it is completely dry.I picked up only 3 bits of trash-the beach was exceptionally clean.Perfect gorgeous September day that makes me so grateful to...
August 30, 2009 - Lady SA lovely day for walking even though it was quite windy and a little cool. Large group from Camp Winema on beach. Lot of children running around.
January 10, 2009 - Lady SEnormous amount of log limbs and sticks. Indications a lot of it had been washed down via streams or just off the hillsides then all along the beach.
March 2, 2008 - Lady SSand washed out to sea. Lots of wood drift inshore.
December 4, 2007 - [email protected]No harbor seals observed on Straub Spit. Considerable sand has been eroded by recent storms.
October 5, 2007 - Lady SBeautiful day for strolling beach. Lovely sunset. Tangled piles of kelp as well as individual pieces all up and down the beach. More than I have seen there before. I had out of state guests who had...
August 19, 2007 - Lady SJust the old dock that washed up on the beach. It's not an attractive addition to the beach. It would take a big truck and some strong men to load it onto same.
June 13, 2007 - Lady SAn unusual amount of driftwood, logs and poles of different sizes. The old "dock" is very large (appr) 12X30 ft.and is readily seen when you walk on to the site. Appears to have floated in, not...