Report Details

The southern stretch of the mile had an astounding number of people at 5:30 a.m.--4 taking photos, joined later by 8 others. Two regular beach walkers also were out. Gulls and black oystercatchers were the wild component. Driftline was composed of kelp, small stones, shell fragments and pieces of wood. No litter, surprisingly.The northern stretch, by contrast, was empty of humans. The driftline was similar to the southern part's. Notable wildlife consisted of a Bald eagle, a large flock of sanderlings and gulls all at the water line. The day was cloudy, windless and 55 at low tide of -0.7 feet.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -0.7 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 14. Walking or running: 2. Photography: 12.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

Bald eagle, sanderlings, gulls, black oystercatchers, kelp

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Small rocks.

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Mile 102

August 4, 2023

Common murres continue to wash up in the high line along Jetty Beach.

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Mile 102

July 24, 2023

It has not been a happy time for common murres on Elephant Rock of late.

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Mile 102

June 21, 2023

Another dead fur seal washed up a few weeks after one did on the southern half of Mile 102, this time further north of Coquille Point.

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Mile 102

June 1, 2023

A fur seal pup washed up in the high-tide line a few yards north of the 8th St.

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Mile 102

September 28, 2022

Observations taken over 2 days because of river.

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Mile 102

June 19, 2022

A calm, overcast morning of 55 drew 8 folks and 4 dogs to the beach at 7 a.

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Mile 102

March 19, 2022

A chilly NW wind didn't deter 9 folks -- 5 rock hunting, the others walking -- from hitting the South Jetty beach on an overcast morning with a low tide of 0.

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Mile 102

September 25, 2021

The northern half of this mile was engulfed by thick fog, but still attracted two other beach goers searching for agates.

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