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Had a nice day with the Beach Walk. Slightly cool, but warmed up by walking.Physical: Beach is really smoothing out. No evidence of temporary streams or built up spots in the surf zone. Angles in Dunes at the edge of the wood zone have really softened, no sharp edges. Grass has grown up in the wood zones.Trash: Mile 214 has always been really clean at the most I've only seen 3 pieces in one day. I have surveyed this beach once a month for a year now.Re-find: California Sea Lion male juvenile found in almost exactly the same spot, although moved up in the Bare Zone.New Find: For COASST... bird wings attached to partial breastbone...confirmed by COASST as Northern Fulmar.

Conditions

Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 7.6 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 8. Surfing: 1. Cars counted at South Jetty

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Northern Fulmar, tagged it #22

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. Re find from 10/3/22 California Sea Lion male juvinel

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass.

Natural Changes

Smooth deposition no sharp edges in dunes. In surf zone completely smooth

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Mile 214

November 2, 2023

Nice day at Mile 214.

MatthewsE

Mile 214

October 31, 2023

Quiet day, mostly walkers out.

Oregon Coast Aquarium

Mile 214

September 19, 2023

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

Oregon Coast Aquarium

Mile 214

July 10, 2023

Everything is looking pretty well.

MatthewsE

Mile 214

March 13, 2023

A typical winter day.

MatthewsE

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 214

February 4, 2023

Sanderlings disturbed by humans.

FlaningamM

decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 214

December 31, 2022

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

FlaningamM

Mile 214

December 5, 2022

Beautiful day at Newport.

MatthewsE