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Lots of families out enjoying an early morning stroll along Mile 171 during a low tide. Nothing out of the ordinary other than a bad day for clear jellies.Two osprey (one with breakfast), and the usual gaggle of gulls and crows. One lone Canada goose flying in big circles at the South Jetty parking lot, honking away ...

Conditions

Temperature: 54 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: W.

Human Activities

Number of people: 53. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 35. Sitting: 3.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 13. RVs/Buses parking: 1.

Notable Wildlife

Two osprey (one with breakfast), and the usual gaggle of gulls and crows. One lone Canada goose flying in big circles at the South Jetty parking lot, honking away ...

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Clusters of 1-2", occasional 3" clear jellies washed up on beach along Mile 171.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Wood pieces.

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Lots of families out enjoying an early morning stroll along Mile 171 during a low tide. Nothing out of the ordinary other than a bad day for clear jellies.

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Mile 171

February 1, 2022

Nice morning to exercise the dog on Heceta Beach.

oldMGguy

Mile 171

March 9, 2021

Stunningly beautiful sunny morning for a beach stroll.

oldMGguy

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.

oldMGguy

Mile 171

November 23, 2020

Nice sunny afternoon for a stroll on Heceta Beach.

oldMGguy

Mile 171

May 18, 2020

Whimbrels and sanderlings were feeding in the surf wash zone.

oldMGguy

Mile 171

March 25, 2020

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

oldMGguy

Mile 171

October 19, 2019

Another nice Saturday afternoon for a stroll on Heceta Beach!

oldMGguy

Mile 171

September 6, 2019

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

oldMGguy