Report Details

This beach is a very lightly used part of the coast. In season the parking area is mainly used as a staging area for ATV activity, (not allowed on mile 161) ATV's go north from the parking lot on a sand road behind the fore dunes. Currently the beach is at a low sand level with a smooth gentle up slope to the base of the fore dunes, and no sign of winter wave erosion.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW.

Human Activities

Number of people: 2. Walking or running: 2.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells.

Actions & Comments

Beach is extremely trash free, and not even much drift wood, shells or kelp seen. Swept by NW winds.

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All Mile 161 Reports

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Mile 161

January 23, 2024

We are a group of 6th grade students in the Siuslaw Middle School Stream Team class.

Siuslaw Middle School Stream Team

Mile 161

April 9, 2019

It was a stormy, wet and windy morning at Siltcoos Recreation Area today with dramatic clouds and storms coming and going.

dpavlis

Mile 161

July 3, 2018

It was a beautiful morning on Siltcoos Beach.

dpavlis

Mile 161

February 6, 2018

It was a beautiful winter day, with sun and gentle breezes from the northwest.

dpavlis

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Mile 161

September 20, 2015

YmnKai

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Mile 161

January 7, 2015

Nice day on the beach, I picked up small plastic debris in the area.

JCarpenter

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Mile 161

December 18, 2013

This beach is a very lightly used part of the coast.

mjohnson

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September 19, 2013

Spoke with a group of eight people visiting from New York, who were traveling through Washington and Oregon.

mjohnson