Report Details

Very sunny and warm weather, walked the length of quarry cove and cobble beach and saw nothing out of the ordinary - a standard amount of visitors enjoying the pleasant conditions. 

Conditions

Temperature: 68 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 6.9 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 38. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 29. Sitting: 3. Photography: 2. Other Activities: Interpretive talk: 3. due to limited personnel, some visitors were attempting to remove driftwood, visitors were advised to leave driftwood and were cooperative

Concerns

Driftwood removal

Apparent violations: n/a.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 28. RVs/Buses parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

Harbor seals, western gulls, cormorants, pelicans, adolescent bald eagle, turkey vulture

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. western gull

Stranded Marine Mammals

N/a

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

n/a

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.). n/a

New Development

n/a

Man-made Modifications

n/a

Natural Changes

n/a

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August 30, 2023

Foggy uneventful morning.

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July 19, 2023

Report finds no unusual developments or observations at this location and no new causes for concern were identified.

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March 17, 2023

It was a calm, quiet morning at Yaquina Head.

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January 20, 2023

It is a beautiful, quiet day.

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December 12, 2022

It has been a beautiful, calm morning at Yaquina Head with low wind and one visitor.

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November 19, 2022

It was a brilliantly sunny day although the stiff east wind was very chilly.

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October 25, 2022

It was a chilly, cloudy/foggy Monday morning so there were only a handful of visitors in the park, none of whom were on the beach.

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September 18, 2022

It was an entirely typical day at Yaquina Head on cobble beach and quarry cove.

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