Mile 283 Report

February 5, 2011
by Bluebrau

Location:
Tillamook
Cape Meares, Refuge, Lighthouse, SP
Conditions:
Saturday 10:30 AM
Foggy
45° F
Wind:
Moderate
Humans / Pets:
People:
3
Dogs:
1
Activities:
Walking / Running:
2
Sitting:
1
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks parking:
2
Activity Comments:
No one was really out doing anything--it was a poor weather morning!
Notable Wildlife:
We HEARD lots of birds, but didn't see any--it was too foggy!
Dead Birds:
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
VERY quiet day at Cape Meares--probably because of the rain and fog.
Summary:
Quiet, foggy day at Cape Meares. By the time we left, we were the only people there. It was tough to get a good view of things due to the weather.
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2021

March 3, 2021 - CherieE53
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2017

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2010

August 8, 2010 - Bluebrau
Beautiful day--LOTS of people out at Cape Meares!

2009

June 19, 2009 - Bluebrau
There were more than 100 people at Cape Meares enjoying the summer weather. We didn't observe anything out of the ordinary--or disappointing (like littering, etc.).

2008

December 29, 2008 - Bluebrau
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May 18, 2008 - Bluebrau
A beautiful sunny and slightly hazy day at the coast... many people were enjoying the weather, taking pictures, etc. Nothing unusual.
March 28, 2008 - Bluebrau
As it was cold and wet, there were not many people out. Nothing was out of the ordinary. We were there less than an hour because of the poor conditions.
March 2, 2008 - Bluebrau
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2007

December 30, 2007 - Bluebrau
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  • This photo was taken from the north view point at Cape Meares Sate Park.