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A gloriously sunny albeit windy day on mile 197, with many people and families enjoying the beach. I saw nothing outstandingly unusual or concerning. I was filling in for a friend (Mudslide) who usually watches this mile. I will continue to monitor until she's able to get back to enjoy it herself!

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 2.1 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 42. Number of dogs: 17. Walking or running: 15. Playing in surf: 10. Playing in sand: 5. Sitting: 6. Other Activities: kite-flying 6. This mile is adjacent to a large campground at its north end, which was full to capacity on the day I surveyed. There were many people with vans, RVs, trucks, and other vehicles in the campground.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 6.

Notable Wildlife

Usual birds, nothing unusual!

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt). Some jellyfish, large with purple centers, and small clear ones

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls, Erosion of vegetated foredune, Visible retreat of solid bluff.

Actions & Comments

This is my first survey of this mile, so on all future surveys I will use these observations as baseline.

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Mile 197

San Marine, Tillicum Beach, Tillicum Beach CG

February 25, 2024

What a gorgeous February day.

Marney Roddick

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Mile 197

San Marine, Tillicum Beach, Tillicum Beach CG

February 12, 2023

A pleasant afternoon on the mile.

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Mile 197

San Marine, Tillicum Beach, Tillicum Beach CG

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

San Marine, Tillicum Beach, Tillicum Beach CG

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

San Marine, Tillicum Beach, Tillicum Beach CG

May 13, 2022

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

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Mile 197

San Marine, Tillicum Beach, Tillicum Beach CG

January 8, 2022

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

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Mile 197

San Marine, Tillicum Beach, Tillicum Beach CG

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

San Marine, Tillicum Beach, Tillicum Beach CG

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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