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For a day that was supposed to have 1.5 inches of rain (it didn't happen) it was really nice. Winds about 15 mph...but seemed warm (51 degrees). No beached birds or animals found.Sand deposit seems to be increasing on the beach with the major wood and debris getting more progressivily buried since the last two observations in Feburary and March.  A lot of natural caused trenches near the large debri that stored water and look slike new grass is growing on the beach, near the large wood debris. Not a lot of human caused debris other than one tennis shoe and plastic bag.A flock of about 60 gulls in the water line, north end of the mile.

Conditions

Temperature: 51 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 6.7 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 30. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 30.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 8. RVs/Buses parking: 1.

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sand deposition
sand encroaching dune shelf
Sand smoothing out dune edges
gradual sand deposition on dune edges
grass newly growing on beach by debris
natural trenches caused by large debris and wind that hold water
Tennis shoe
flock of gulls at tide line

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South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

February 12, 2024

Nice day, Most every walking.

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South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

February 12, 2024

Nice day, Most every walking.

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South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

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Quiet day, mostly walkers out.

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South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

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South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

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South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

February 4, 2023

Sanderlings disturbed by humans.

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