Report Details

A calm but overcast dry day on this part of Mile 102 south of the Coquille River and jetty at about 6:30 a.m. 7 vehicles, 2 people rock hunting and one walker with unleashed dog. Crows and gulls on the sand, black oystercatchers on offshore rocks. Shell fragments and a profusion of sticks in the driftline, as well as some new logs. Scattered rock beds. Slope is becoming pronounced near the jetty, perhaps a 45-degree tilt closest to the beachfront rentals. Otherwise this stretch is mostly level. No sizable amount of litter, but many small pieces of brittle plastic and a shotgun shell or two.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 0.3 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 3. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 1.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 7.

Notable Wildlife

Black Oystercatchers, crows, gulls

Driftline Content

Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces. Logs, small brittle pieces of plastic

Actions & Comments

Slope of beach nearest south jetty is becoming more pronounced, maybe a 45-degree tilt towards the beachfront houses.

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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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