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17 people are a crowd, but it is spring break for Washington and Montana. The sun after rain was a welcome sight. The beach is remarkably clean and the sea stars seem healthy on this beach. Several surfers in the water today. The bluffs have a lot of new rock debris at the bottom after the recent storms. Two trees toppled onto the beach from the bluff.

Conditions

Temperature: 52 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 0.1 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 17. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 7. Photography: 1. Tidepooling: 5. Surfing: 2. Enjoying some sun.

Concerns

Apparent violations: none observed.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3.

Notable Wildlife

Juvenile eagle, peregrine falcon, 2 oystercatchersVery healthy looking sea stars

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Small rocks, Wood pieces. Very light in driftline with about 25 ft of crabbing rope

Natural Changes

Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Visible retreat of solid bluff. continued bluff erosion

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Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

May 26, 2024

A sad day for Mile 220, although the weather was amazing it was super hard and sad to see the tar globs in the mid-section of my mile.

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Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

February 23, 2024

Beautiful sunny but windy day.

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Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

October 7, 2023

A large amount of debris, 7 large wood/foam panels and lots of pieces of all sizes of foam.

Hillsideshack

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

September 16, 2023

Schooner South's cliffs/bluffs continue to erode.

Hillsideshack

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

July 26, 2023

New sign up at the Schooner South beach access off 68th St warning of Contaminated waters.

Hillsideshack

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

April 28, 2023

No clouds in the sky, what a day on 220!

Hillsideshack

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

February 12, 2023

Started off chilly but the sun was shining and it was a gorgeous day on 220!

Hillsideshack

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

January 19, 2023

Continued changes on 220 due to the rains, high tides and normal loss of sand in winter.

Hillsideshack