Report Details

The day was cloudy, rainy, and sunny at various times. There was a lot more log debris than usual both north and south of the Yachats River. A fair number of Velella were on the beach, though not as much as in previous years. A dead, headless sea lion was on the beach at north end of mile 193 being enjoyed by 6 vultures. A harbor porpoise with many small teeth was also seen at beach marker 77 (two days later) at the Yachats Ocean Road Natural site.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: W. Tide Level: 2.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 1.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 12.

Notable Wildlife

Dead sea lion-north end of mile 193. Harbor porpoise-4 1/2 feet at beach marker 77, two days later.

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 2. Sea lion headless, being eaten by vultures. Harbor porpoise.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

A fair number of velella .

Driftline Content

Wood pieces.

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Mile 193

June 23, 2023

A calm cloudy evening to watch the surfers and a group of photographers at Yachats State rec area.

EllenHC

Mile 193

August 18, 2022

The coast along mile 193 looked about the same.

SKMacK

Mile 193

May 24, 2022

The shoreline looked much the same.

SKMacK

Mile 193

January 20, 2022

It was a foggy, misting cold weekday afternoon with virtually no wind and few people on the beach.

SKMacK

Mile 193

January 20, 2022

It was a foggy, misting cold weekday afternoon with virtually no wind and few people on the beach.

SKMacK

Mile 193

November 24, 2021

A single dead sea lion observed on the beach at the Yachats estuary this morning.

tietjenl

Mile 193

November 5, 2021

Despite significant rain and wind during the night, the sun came out and the morning was quite beautiful.

SKMacK

Mile 193

June 21, 2021

Very foggy evening.

SKMacK