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Beautiful day at the beach, many, many enjoying it.  Sad to see so much fire destruction and danger from unauthorized/unattened bon fires.  Most fire pit areas were started far above the tide line this time of year where they could not be put out properly or naturally by new tides coming in.  

Conditions

Temperature: 84 F. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N.

Human Activities

Number of people: 100. Number of dogs: 10. Walking or running: 20. Playing in surf: 15. Playing in sand: 50. Sitting: 50. Surfing: 6. Fishing: 1. Other Activities: There were fire fighters as beach fires had taken over in places.. It was such a beautiful day, It was easy to lose count how many people were enjoying the beach. Very wonderful sight.

Concerns

Fire

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 43. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 3.

Notable Wildlife

Typical sea birds and seagulls about.

Driftline Content

Driftline was clear and clean.

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January 7, 2024

Lots of plastic debris along the recent high tide wrack line.

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Mile 146

March 7, 2023

Making an observation that amount of current drift wood piled up is three times the amount from one year ago.

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Mile 146

December 28, 2022

Viewed & recorded a very high tide with a strong wind behind it creating a King Tide like conditions.

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Mile 146

October 3, 2022

Just a mild beautiful day for being cloudy.

SmithRiver

Mile 146

August 24, 2022

Observed a what looked to be a young Stellar Sea Lion resting on the sand inside the triangle where they raise & harvest Pacific Oysters.

Mike Mueller

Mile 146

August 23, 2022

The firefighters from  the Oregon Forest Association were busy putting out a beach driftwood fire, caused by human activity.

Mike Mueller

Mile 146

July 19, 2022

Today was a CoastWatch orientation led by naturalist, Marty Giles.

Mike Mueller

Mile 146

July 16, 2022

Observation of an eagle feeding.

SmithRiver