Report Details

Calm day between storms, remote mile, requires long hike, not practical to cross Siltcoos river at mouth due to high flow. Lots of razor clam shells, few other clam types, sand-dollars.Sand birds 'peeps' at water's edge. Occasional larger bird flying at surf-line.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 2. Playing in surf: 2.

Concerns

People/dogs/vehicles in closure areas

Apparent violations: season ok.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 4.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Styrofoam, Wood pieces. uniform, light amount of plastic at high tide line, some foam and water bottles in beach grass.

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Mile 159

May 10, 2023

This is a beautiful, isolated stretch of coastline.

GasiorowskiM

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 159

April 18, 2013

Very quiet pleasant day with beach clear of debris by recent high winds.

JMorris

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 159

November 2, 2012

Calm day between storms, remote mile, requires long hike, not practical to cross Siltcoos river at mouth due to high flow.

JMorris

Mile 159

April 3, 2008

Closest access to this mile is via the Turner Lake Wayside.

Foggy