Report Details

The beach was mostly clean; there were a few bits of crumpled styrofoam near the end of the mile, and a few picnic litter items. No evidence of tsunami debris.People are burning the large tree stump that has been slowly moving north along the beach for over a decade.

Conditions

Temperature: 62 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -0.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 42. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 24. Playing in surf: 5. Playing in sand: 4. Photography: 1. Tidepooling: 3. Fishing: 8. There were few people at the beach as it was Sunday morning. The tide was low, and more people than usual were fishing.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 12.

Notable Wildlife

I saw a rabbit on the path to the beach, as well as several squirrels. The only birds I noticed were seagulls.

Driftline Content

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

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls.

Actions & Comments

I will post a few photos of the area that has the most erosion close to a home

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Mile 208

May 7, 2020

(This is part two of my report as I divided up the mile into two trips.

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Mile 208

April 28, 2020

The cliff erosion is significant.

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Mile 208

January 19, 2020

Photos show how high the surf got.

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Mile 208

July 10, 2019

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Mile 208

October 16, 2018

Not much happening on this beach except human invasive use (driving on beach)

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Mile 208

August 1, 2018

Ona beach is now buried in sand - come winter this will be pulled off again.

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Mile 208

April 9, 2018

Most notable is the extent to which large chuncks of the cliff have worked loose.

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Mile 208

January 28, 2018

First beach visit after the major storm surges.

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