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This Coastwatch walk started out with a fly by of 8 brown pelicans in line just above the surface of the water! Loved it! Gorgeous, sunny morning with almost no wind. Spent some time watching two purple shore crabs apparently fighting just below the level of the water. No dead or stranded animals and minimal litter.

Conditions

Temperature: 51 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: -1.7 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 30. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 20. Sitting: 4. Tidepooling: 4. Other Activities: Biking [2 people].

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 9.

Notable Wildlife

Brown Pelicans, Oystercatchers, Killdeer, Surf scoters, Glaucous-winged gull, Cormorants, Purple Shore Crabs, Ochre Sea Stars, Green Sea Anemone

Driftline Content

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

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Only a small amount of litter collected today, including one plastic water bottle, small bits of styrofoam, a dog ball, and a few other small items.

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Mile 194

Yachats, Adobe Inn, Smelt Sands Wayside

August 22, 2023

An exceptional day with no wind and great tidepooling!

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Mile 194

Yachats, Adobe Inn, Smelt Sands Wayside

January 19, 2023

Enjoyed a warm sunny afternoon stroll on Mile 194 with no wind.

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Mile 194

Yachats, Adobe Inn, Smelt Sands Wayside

August 3, 2022

My Coastwatch began with a flyover by six brown pelicans just above the surf at the southern border of Mile 194!

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Mile 194

Yachats, Adobe Inn, Smelt Sands Wayside

May 17, 2022

This Coastwatch walk started out with a fly by of 8 brown pelicans in line just above the surface of the water!

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Mile 194

Yachats, Adobe Inn, Smelt Sands Wayside

April 13, 2022

A welcome calm, partly sunny hour on Mile 194 amid what has been several days of hail, high winds and rain.

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Mile 194

Yachats, Adobe Inn, Smelt Sands Wayside

March 7, 2022

Fun to see the spout of a whale just beyond the surf at the southern border of Mile 194 this morning!

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Mile 194

Yachats, Adobe Inn, Smelt Sands Wayside

December 3, 2021

Notably warmer weather this December than last year [no gloves or knit hat necessary]!

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Mile 194

Yachats, Adobe Inn, Smelt Sands Wayside

September 15, 2021

A wonderfully blustery, but sunny day!

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