Report Details

Beautiful sunny morning low tide with many people and some classes tidepooling. Sand level remains high compared to other years causing a smothering of many of the higher tidepools. Green algal blooms are late probably due to the cold rainy spring.


Temperature: 53 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: -1.9 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 100. Number of dogs: 8. Walking or running: 40. Playing in sand: 2. Photography: 10. Tidepooling: 40. Fishing: 6. Oregon Coast Community College Invertebrate course there on field trip


Climbing bluffs/seastacks

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs


Cars/trucks parking: 18. RVs/Buses parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

Western SandpipersAttached seaweed flourishingConstantinea simplex abundant

Driftline Content

Small rocks. mostly clean

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August 22, 2021

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October 9, 2019

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June 2, 2019

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March 17, 2019

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December 15, 2018

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Mile 206

August 26, 2018

This is my first mile report with coast watch!


Mile 206

May 9, 2017

Excellent to see science at Seal Rock.

Fawn and Mike