Mile 279 Report

December 18, 2020
by CharmerDale

Location:
Tillamook
Netarts Spit north end, Happy Camp
Conditions:
Friday 11:45 PM
Cloudy
45° F
Wind:
Strong from the S
Tide Level:
5.0 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
0
Dogs:
0
Activities:
Concerns:
Apparent Violations:
None
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed:
1
Activity Comments:
Park Ranger riding a 4 wheel ATV
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Wood pieces·Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.)
Lots of driftwood from our recent KING TIDES.
New Development:
None
Modifications:
None
Natural Changes:
Newly exposed roots/trees falling·Erosion of vegetated foredune·Evidence of wave overtopping
Comments:

Nothing I could do!

Summary:

Lots of erosion has taken place on Netarts Spit from our recent KING TIDES!

  • Driftwood at tip of Netarts Spit
    December 19, 2020
  • Happy Camp from end of Netarts Spit
    December 19, 2020
Other Mile 279 Reports (2)

2017

November 24, 2017 - [email protected]
Large number of pyrosomes of all sizes on beach entrance just north of Netarts Bay boat basin. 
  • Pyrosomes at beach entrance north of Netarts boat basin.

2016

May 29, 2016 - [email protected]
Walked from Cape Lookout Day use area to the end of Netarts Spit. Found some plastic floats with writing that looks like Vietnamese words, although in English alphabet. It's hard to read, but it says...
  • found on Netarts Spit