Report Details

A wonderful afternoon at the beach.More people and dogs than I have experienced before, but all seemed to be pleasant and NOT one candy wrapper or other sign of a large amount of people, other than footprints.  Sharp dune edges almost non existant. Most logs from the winter months seem to be buried in the sand.A sand bar seems to be developing along the mile with a "river of water' in between.No beached birds or marine mammals found.

Conditions

Temperature: 63 F. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: -1.4 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 94. Number of dogs: 14. Walking or running: 77. Playing in sand: 2. Sitting: 5. Surfing: 7. Fishing: 3. Other Activities: vehicles counted in the South Jetty parking at mile 214. Most people located south end of the mile, playing. sitting, walking length of mile.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 25.

Notable Wildlife

5 Gulls

Driftline Content

Shells.

New Development

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Natural Changes

Continual deposition of sand causing dune edges to be gradual instead of sharp

Report Images

North End of Mile 214 South Jetty
Art- Sand castle North end of mile
Dune Slopes edges soft and gradual
Logs getting buried in the sand
Sand Bar Developing from middle to north end
Long shot of sand bar developing

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Mile 214

South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

February 12, 2024

Nice day, Most everyone walking.

Eric Matthews

Mile 214

South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

November 2, 2023

Nice day at Mile 214.

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Mile 214

South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

October 31, 2023

Quiet day, mostly walkers out.

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Mile 214

South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

September 19, 2023

The Oregon Coast Aquarium is recharging the NOAA MDMAP site within CoastWatch Mile 214.

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Mile 214

South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

July 10, 2023

Everything is looking pretty well.

MatthewsE

Mile 214

South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

March 13, 2023

A typical winter day.

MatthewsE

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 214

South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

February 4, 2023

Sanderlings disturbed by humans.

FlaningamM

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Mile 214

South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

December 31, 2022

Unleashed dog chasing feeding shorebirds, and insufficient campaign to educate beach-goers to prevent this.

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