Report Details

Back to normal on this isolated stretch of beach with no road access within 2 miles. The winds and tidal action have swept the beach clean of any observable tsunami-related materials from Japan.

Conditions

Temperature: 62 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 1.0 feet.

Human Activities

No humans observed on this isolated stretch of beach north of Tenmile creek

Notable Wildlife

One large flock of sandpipers. Have never noted any snowy plovers in or around the large roped-off area that is their protected habitat.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Wood pieces. small amount of bottles, plastic

Natural Changes

major movement of sand dunes due to wind erosion

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Mile 139

February 16, 2023

CoastWatch volunteers and USFS cleaned up marine debris in western snowy plover management areas.

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November 9, 2013

We were "alone with the sea" would be an apt description.

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March 17, 2013

No visitors or human activity observed on this remote mile.

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August 10, 2012

Back to normal on this isolated stretch of beach with no road access within 2 miles.

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June 9, 2012

Usually, this long stretch of beach has been swept clean by the wind and waves.

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December 17, 2011

This windswept section of beach is generally kept clean of logs, kelp, and man-made debris.

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April 17, 2011

Once again, a nice, peaceful walk along a windswept section of the shoreline north of Ten Mile Creek west of Lakeside.

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August 14, 2010

Another typical day in paradise.

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