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A pleasant afternoon on the mile, with fewer visitors than I would have expected two days before the 4th. Quite a few crabshells scattered along the driftline. All the big chunks of bluff that were visible in my April visit have now been either washed away or covered by sand. A new small cave is forming about halfway down the mile.

Conditions

Temperature: 62 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 32. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 23. Playing in surf: 3. Playing in sand: 2. Sitting: 4.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Quite a few dead crabs/crabshells over much of the mile.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt).

Natural Changes

All the big chunks of bluff that were visible in my April visit have now been either washed away or covered by sand. A new small cave is forming about halfway down the mile.

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Mile 197

February 12, 2023

A pleasant afternoon on the mile.

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Mile 197

October 19, 2022

Clean beach, mostly sunny day, although toward the end of my visit a chilly fog enveloped us.

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Mile 197

August 3, 2022

Another beautiful day and a very clean beach -- impressive given the full campground at the height of summer.

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Mile 197

May 13, 2022

A pleasant, sunny, slightly breezy afternoon on the mile.

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Mile 197

January 8, 2022

Large chunks of bluff have fallen right at S boundary of Tillicum Beach CG.

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Mile 197

November 13, 2021

Another beautiful day on the mile, warm and calm, after a couple of days of heavy rain.

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Mile 197

July 28, 2021

A pretty, quiet morning on the mile; only about 30 people and 5 or 6 dogs (unleashed) were out on the beach.

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Mile 197

April 12, 2021

A cloudless, breezy morning on the mile.

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