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Reports from OSU researchers.. earliest ever start date for upwelling and evidence of great productivity offshore. large schools of bait fish, with large pod of dolphins and killer whales in the area. Also sighting of sea birds from Antarctic which is very rare. Productivity may impact our beaches with sea foam. Sand is returning and starting to cover extensive cobble bed that attracted rock hounds. Wreaths from fleet of flowers has washed in on my mile in great numbers. Disintegration has started and will soon be gone.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 1.

Driftline Content

bouquets from fleet of flowers (no plastics) washed up in largenumbers, is now disintegrating. 2 plastic water bottles

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls. approx 50 - 80 foot cliff has torn apart from main cliff by surfland parking lot has not toppled onto the beach yet

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October 31, 2023

Lovely sunny day with little wind.

PaulJulia

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

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May 10, 2023

A pleasant day on the beach at very low tide which exposed one large tidal pool which hadn't seen before.

PaulJulia

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July 6, 2022

PaulJulia

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January 23, 2022

Beach access previously had been closed for reconstruction.

PaulJulia

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March 2, 2021

We usually access the beach via an entry at Surfland which hasn't been easy in the past.

PaulJulia

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January 14, 2021

Morning after severe king tides along South Beach, OR.

hancherclan

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October 24, 2020

1000s of washed up jelly fish and 1 washed up recently deceased sea lion

hancherclan

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September 8, 2020

Around midnight last night, from our condo observed lights from a fishing boat apparently beached on South Beach, just south of SouthShore community.

hancherclan