Report Details

Conditions here are much the same as at Mile 157.  See my report on Mile 157 for this same day.

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 1.4 feet.

Human Activities

Noone else was on this remote stretch of beach.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 12.

Notable Wildlife

One harbor seal, various gulls, small flocks of sanderlings, hundreds jellyfish, and one juvenile common murre too weak to fly. 

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt).

Man-made Modifications

Much of the foredune was roped off to protect snowy plover nesting areas. There was no sign of people going into these areas.

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All Mile 156 Reports

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Mile 156

August 21, 2023

Conditions here are much the same as at Mile 157.

GasiorowskiM

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Mile 156

February 22, 2015

I had been wondering how I could get all the trash off my mile of beach since it is relatively remote in an area where vehicles are not normally permitted.

Radioguy

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 156

January 22, 2015

I cross Mile 157 to get to mile 156.

Radioguy

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 156

August 19, 2014

My first trip to mile 156.

Radioguy

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 156

June 20, 2012

The entire length of mile 156 is now a protected nesting zone for Snowy Plovers.

JELong

Mile 156

October 8, 2010

Due to the nice weather, I hiked the entire 4.

oldMGguy

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Mile 156

September 8, 2010

Not much out of the ordinary for this stretch of beach.

JELong

Mile 156

March 23, 2010

What a great March day on the Oregon Coast!

JELong