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The Oregon Coast Aquarium is recharging the NOAA MDMAP site within CoastWatch Mile 214. This was the first visit of OCAq staff to the site to conduct an intial survey of the MDMAP site. We did not survey the whole of Mile 214 on this visit.

Conditions

Temperature: 68 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 2.6 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 70. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 50. Sitting: 4. Photography: 2. Other Activities: Horseback rider on the dunes. Workers and security related to the stranded fishing vessel.. A local fishing vessel was stranded on the beach about 200-300 m south of the jetty, so there was significant vehicle activity working on its removal including several trucks, ATVs, and other construction vehicles moving between the parking area and the ship.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 12. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 2. ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed: 2.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces. Eelgrass

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Mile 214

November 2, 2023

Nice day at Mile 214.

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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.

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decorative elemnt for a coastwatch report.

Mile 214

February 4, 2023

Sanderlings disturbed by humans.

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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.

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Mile 214

December 5, 2022

Beautiful day at Newport.

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