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Clear, cold and windy afternoon stroll on Heceta Beach. Found several "Salp" tunicates washed ashore. All were 4-5 inches long.

Conditions

Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: -1.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 3. Walking or running: 2. Other Activities: 1 - clamming.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Several Salp tunicates washed ashore

Driftline Content

Shells.

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Mile 171

February 1, 2022

Nice morning to exercise the dog on Heceta Beach.

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Mile 171

March 9, 2021

Stunningly beautiful sunny morning for a beach stroll.

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decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 171

December 7, 2020

Huge stranding of brownish-red "Pacific Sea Nettle" (Chrysaora fuscescens) and Moon (Aurelia labiata) jellies all along Mile 171 and Mile 172 today.

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Mile 171

November 23, 2020

Nice sunny afternoon for a stroll on Heceta Beach.

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Mile 171

May 18, 2020

Whimbrels and sanderlings were feeding in the surf wash zone.

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Mile 171

March 25, 2020

A nice morning walk today in the sunshine to practice my social distancing skills.

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Mile 171

October 19, 2019

Another nice Saturday afternoon for a stroll on Heceta Beach!

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Mile 171

September 6, 2019

A nice quiet wind-free afternoon to stroll Heceta Beach after the summer crowds have dispersed.

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