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A rainy day--Hatfield had 0.05 inches in the hour I was on beach, while my backyard rain gauge had 0.08 inch (my daily total was 0.24 miles).On the walk down from 57th street--there are now some trail markings. There are more surfers using this way to access Sea Star Beach.I was rather surprised that there was anyone on the beach with the rain--but I guess some people needed to get out, suffering from cabin fever.

Conditions

Temperature: 57 F. Cloud Cover: Rain. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 1.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Playing in surf: 2. Other Activities: A family of 4--two kids playing in surf, the adults where further inland and they had a fire. The small fire was away from any vegetation, and with it raining wasn't a threat..

Notable Wildlife

I easily could count several hundred birds--its nesting season at Yaquina Head.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt). The beach was the cleanest I have seen in regard to plastics---virtually none. And there were very few crab casings.

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls, Visible retreat of solid bluff. Erosion happening--as especially seen in a new pipe exposed at the second pipe location. Also some more erosion at where I normally have as my 75 feet mark for King Tides.

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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.

Jill Marks

Mile 220

Yaquina Head north, Schooner Creek south

February 23, 2024

Beautiful sunny but windy day.

Jill Marks

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!

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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!

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.

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