Mile 256 Report

November 27, 2017
by jeanrcameron

Location:
Tillamook
Kiwanda Beach, Daley Lake, Camp Winema
Conditions:
Monday 1:30 PM
Sunny
53° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the SW
Tide Level:
2.7 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
12
Dogs:
3
Activities:
Walking / Running:
12
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
5
Activity Comments:
People were enjoying the "sun break" and low tide. I found very little litter. State Parks and local volunteers maintain a beach debris bag dispenser and a dog waste bag dispenser and disposal can at the Winema parking area.
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
Lots of pryrosomes between the most recent rack line and the waves.
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Shells·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Wood pieces
Lots of wood chips; could have come off a chip barge
New Development:
No physical changes to report
Modifications:
No beach or shoreline modifications to report
Natural Changes:
No significant natural changes to report
Comments:
Summary:
  • Pyrosomes on Winema beach.
    Just south of the entrance to Winema Beach (#38)
    November 27, 2017
Other Mile 256 Reports (19)

2017

October 3, 2017 - Katharine Harding

2014

July 14, 2014 - jeanrcameron
July Report
March 21, 2014 - jeanrcameron
Less beachgrass in the driftline than last time (December 2013)

2013

December 14, 2013 - jeanrcameron
Tire tracks in sand. No vehicles at the time I was there.
October 9, 2013 - jeanrcameron
About 20 feet of shoreline retreat due to erosion visible at Camp Winema. Picked up plastic debris and other trash.
May 1, 2013 - jeanrcameron
Large piece of Styrofoam. Reported to OPRD thru 211 -- not clear whether it's tsunami debris.

2012

October 21, 2012 - Lady S
Water was very rough. High waves. Brown pelicans flying and dipping into water. A few seagulls seen.
July 22, 2012 - pattyshurts
A 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...

2011

June 7, 2011 - Lady S
Beautiful sunny day for walking the beach.

2010

October 7, 2010 - Lady S
Nothing unusual. Beautiful day to walk the beach.

2009

September 10, 2009 - Katharine Harding
Daley 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 S
A 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 S
Enormous 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.

2008

December 19, 2008 - Katharine Harding
The outlet from Daley Lake is flowing closer to the foredune. This is of concern ever since the hearing about the dune erosion and Camp Wi-Ne-Ma's responsibility 10 years ago. My dog and I were the...
March 2, 2008 - Lady S
Sand washed out to sea. Lots of wood drift inshore.

2007

December 4, 2007 - [email protected]
No harbor seals observed on Straub Spit. Considerable sand has been eroded by recent storms.
October 5, 2007 - Lady S
Beautiful 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 S
Just 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 S
An 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...