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Mile 102 Report
July 29, 2014
No one was out at 5:30 on a cool, foggy morning on the northern segment of this mile, though one person and a dog showed up on my return.
No one was out at 5:30 on a cool, foggy morning on the northern segment of this mile, though one person and a dog showed up on my return. They were on the north jetty. Three vehicles; no sign of the occupants. Gulls and swallows were active. Small stones and shell fragments marked the tide line. Two structures of driftwood remain. Speaking of driftwood, several yards worth were charred on the southern end of the lighthouse parking lot. No litter or bodies.
Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Foggy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: -0.4 feet.
Number of people: 1. Number of dogs: 1. Other Activities: on jetty.
Cars/trucks parking: 3.
Shells, Small rocks.
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Common murres continue to wash up in the high line along Jetty Beach.
It has not been a happy time for common murres on Elephant Rock of late.
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.
A fur seal pup washed up in the high-tide line a few yards north of the 8th St.
A calm, overcast morning of 55 drew 8 folks and 4 dogs to the beach at 7 a.
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.