Mile 295 Dispatch
August 2, 2010
Other Mile 295 Reports (32)
July 16, 2022 - nedonnamanVery high tides in the last week have swept the beach clean of usual debris in wrack line. Sand has built up nicely since winter storms and the beach as a whole is in very good shape.
March 9, 2022 - nedonnamanNorth half of mile has more driftwood than usual; south half has significant erosion of foredune.
September 11, 2021 - allison
July 18, 2021 - nedonnaman
February 8, 2021 - KoptiuchStunning to see the enormous number of logs washed onto the beach through this winter's season of King Tides and storm surge! This was my first visit to Nadona Beach since the king tides and I couldn...
December 14, 2020 - KoptiuchIt was the height of the king tides. About 50°, mild breeze, intermittent sunshine. No real beach to walk on safely. When the waves ebbed they left a little beach space up near the dunes, but...
November 8, 2020 - KoptiuchBeautiful sunny Sunday at low tide, breezy and chilly at about 48°. Pretty big surf. Saw 25 people and 4 dogs upon entering at north end of Nadonna Beach, and saw 38 people and six dogs walking back...
July 11, 2020 - KoptiuchAfter a rainy morning people were just starting to come out to Nadonna Beach. The tide seemed much lower than 1.7, and had created a sand bar forming a large shallow “lake” just at the shore south of...
May 23, 2020 - KoptiuchLots of commotion near the jetty on the north end of Nedonna Beach on this overcast morning! Earlier today a small rental boat had capsized, a man and a dog fell into the water. Both swam to the...
May 3, 2020 - KoptiuchBeach looks like it was swept clean by the tides. Left deposits of seaweed and bits of wood and stuff high up on near dunes. Scattered razor clam and blue muscle shells, crab body shells of small...
September 6, 2019 - martyandchuckNormal beach. As usual, typical movement of sand that change the slope of the beach to the waterline.
August 1, 2019 - nedonnamanCould have been most any day this summer when tide is very low in morning ... less dune erosion than usual last winter, more driftwood on beach.
March 4, 2019 - PaulissenVery minimal activity noted today, likely as a result of the high tide and it being a Monday. We noticed a very high concentration of washed up moon jellies, unlike what we have seen in the past.
December 22, 2018 - martyandchuckPleasant day at beach, comfortable winter weather, hardly any wind, with visible sand erosion, and loss of beach. King tides reaching far up beach.
July 14, 2018 - nedonnamanVery nice summer morning ... typical mid-summer beach
October 12, 2017 - nedonnaman
July 26, 2017 - nedonnamanTypical summer beach. Most of the heavy drfitwood accumulation from the winter is gone ... up in smoke or used to make forts and shelters. Unlike many past years, there has not been any mowing of...
January 23, 2017 - nedonnamanEffects of storms and high tides over last couple of weeks striking -- northern half mile shows major erosion of fore dune. Lots of large logs high up on beach; relatively few smaller pieces. Fair...
August 15, 2016 - nedonnamanPretty typical summer beach. Most notable feature is fact that there is substantially more driftwood on beach than in recent past ... result of last winter's storms.
July 23, 2012 - martyandchuckA very quiet time @ the beach, only a few people, with beach fairly clean. Sand has shifted, some drift wood is covered,although much remains. Have found some plastic bottles from Japan in the past,...
September 3, 2011 - martyandchuckReport for September
August 10, 2010 - skyhar8000An excellent hike. Very little trash found. We did encounter a gigantic bull sea lion -- we went one way, and he went the other. No seals seen, but plenty of evidence that they continue to use the...
June 21, 2010 - skyhar8000Found the corpse of a ray or skate washed up. Very unusual for this area. Body was perhaps 18-24 inches front to back (not including the tail and 30-36 inches wide. No apparent cause of death, a...
June 17, 2010 - skyhar8000Found seal pup on beach. Called local police station, and the volunteer at the desk notified the local wildlife network. As I returned from my walk, a state parks person was at the scene and an...
December 6, 2009 - martyandchuckThe beach continues to have large logs/driftwood on it, making walking to shoreline difficult. Dead pelican noted among the driftwood.
October 19, 2008 - martyandchuckBeautiful day. Many areas where beach grasses have been 'mowed'. Not sure if this is appropriate or not; will try to find out. After seeing 2 dead Humboldt squid on our mile, we heard that this...
September 7, 2008 - martyandchuckOwners of house on beach drive have mown down all the beach grasses in front of house (the dune area) to better see the ocean (!!??)
May 31, 2008 - martyandchuckSome movement in driftwood. Two large pieces of a dock on shore as 'driftwood' from someplace else.
March 1, 2008 - martyandchuckAfter rainy morning (with hail), afternoon was mostly sunny and warm.
November 21, 2007 - martyandchuckBeautiful weather. Lots of folks arriving for Thanksgiving weekend. About 1/2 dozen dead birds sighted in the sand. They aren't sea gulls but not sure what species.
October 27, 2007 - martyandchuckOverall the beach looks much more like it did 4 years ago when we first began walking along it. The sand is more level and less debris on the shore with no sightings of any dead animals, the weather...
June 12, 2007 - martyandchuckQuiet - saw bald eagle and also osprey flying over ocean. Very few seagulls - beach appears to be returning after sand loss this winter.