Report Details

Partly cloudy with some sun. Glorious sky!More than usual (usually small, often zero) number of people on the beach the day after Christmas, and following 'King Tide' and an atmospheric river touchdown. 5 or 6 people making admirable effort to retrieve litter.No starfish observed but not particularly low tide.Three dead birds. One active/fishing Bald Eagle.Intermittent and minor erosion of cliff, new smaller fissures.

Conditions

Temperature: 54 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 12. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 12. Tidepooling: 2. Other Activities: litter removal. Several people picking up debris.

Notable Wildlife

Bald eagle, dive in shallows and retreat inland.Gulls, generic

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. Northern FulmarCommon MurreCassin's Auklet

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces.

Natural Changes

Cliff/sand/small stones erosion, not major, new cracks

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Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

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Mile 220

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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.

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Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

September 16, 2023

Schooner South's cliffs/bluffs continue to erode.

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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.

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Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

April 28, 2023

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

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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!

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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.

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