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Mile 226 Report
September 24, 2012
Nobody was observed close to the shoreline, most of which is quite inaccessible anyway.
Nobody was observed close to the shoreline, most of which is quite inaccessible anyway. Several people were at Otter Crest looking at the ocean. Very little was observed otherwise.
Temperature: 58 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 5.4 feet.
No observation of anyone at or near the shoreline. There were three vehicles with perhaps three people at Otter Crest looking at the ocean from the viewpoint. Other people were in the gift shop.
Cars/trucks parking: 1.
Several gulls and cormorants observed flying.
Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces. Observation only in one small area where driftline visible.
No visible change since previous observation.
Actions & Comments
No actionable items.
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On a nice, fairly calm and partly cloudy day on the central Oregon coast, there were only a few people driving along Otter Crest Loop and even fewer stopping to enjoy the view from the the Lookout at Otter Crest State Scenic Wayside.
It was a very pleasant sunny day and the ocean was calm, so visibility at and slightly below the surface of the ocean was excellent.
There was nobody observed along the shoreline of mile 226, however there were a number of people driving and stopping along Otter Crest Loop, the roadway that provides excellent overviews of the mile.
There were no human activities noted near the shoreline, which is usual for this mile, but there was activity at the Lookout, where there were a moderate number of people parking and going to the viewpoints and into the Lookout building gift shop.
It was a nice day to be observing the coast, what with the moderate temperature, light wind, and clouds that covered the sky thinly.
Humans were only noted well above the shoreline, specifically at the Lookout, where people parked their vehicles to get out for a few minutes to observe the seascapes.
Human activities were essentially confined to those stopping their vehicles on Otter Crest Loop or at the Lookout to observe the views.