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28 Nov 2016 Smelt Sands Beach, Yachats Oregon. NOT JTMD. Polystyrene filled concrete float washed onto beach in late morning. Broken on impact of beaching.  Remaining surfaces that had been below waterline were covered with, primarily, Balanus nubilus (up to 80 mm diameter) and Semibalanus cariusus. The balanoids of all sizes and full of flesh. Not lean looking like normal long-range barnacles. Also, there were numerous local limpets, a light coating of Enteromorpha / Ulva, bryozoans, shell boring sponges, and one Phascolosoma agassizii. There was also a light cover of less than 5 mm length Lepas. Called in by Ryan Parker, OPR. ~1:30 PM sampled ~ 2:30 PM Samples #916 and #917.  To help John Chapman and State Parks employees were Surfrider and CoastWatch volunteers

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August 22, 2023

An exceptional day with no wind and great tidepooling!

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January 19, 2023

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

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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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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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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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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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December 3, 2021

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

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September 15, 2021

A wonderfully blustery, but sunny day!

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