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The photos show no more "Islands" surrounded by water, where the surf hits the bare. Also photos of the gradual sloping of the dunes, none have sharp edges along the bottom.  One RE-find from last month a Common Murre. 2 people riding horses at the south end of the mile.  NO litter found!

Conditions

Temperature: 59 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 4.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 37. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 15. Playing in sand: 5. Sitting: 4. Surfing: 4. Windsurfing: 8. Fishing: 1.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 35.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. #15 Refind I tagged it last month Common Murre

Driftline Content

Shells.

Natural Changes

The "Island" created from waves and a temporary "stream" were completely gone along the length of the beach (middle 3rd of the mile). Dunes for the entire stretch have no rough or steep edges where they meet the Wood or Bare sections of the Beach....the majority of the large driftwood is either buried or gone.

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Nice day at Mile 214.

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October 31, 2023

Quiet day, mostly walkers out.

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September 19, 2023

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

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July 10, 2023

Everything is looking pretty well.

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March 13, 2023

A typical winter day.

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February 4, 2023

Sanderlings disturbed by humans.

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December 31, 2022

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

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December 5, 2022

Beautiful day at Newport.

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