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Mile 228 Report
December 22, 2014
I took a look at the north side of Whale Cove at the peak of the "King Tide" to see if there was anything unusual.
I took a look at the north side of Whale Cove at the peak of the "King Tide" to see if there was anything unusual. Other than the water being up into the driftwood logs, there was no damage or danger. There did not appear anything to submit for the "King Tide Project."
Cloud Cover: Sunny. Tide Level: 9.9 feet.
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Excluding by sea, the entry to Whale Cove beach requires passage on private property and an easement provided by USFW, so it was unusual to find such a collection of beachgoers.
Both the Whale Cove beach and Rocky Creek wayside were in good condition as usual, however there were rubber surf boards and a downspout that were found both on the beach below the houses on the bluff and hung up among small vegetation on the cliff in between the houses and the beach.
Although not king tide level, high waves at high tide on Jan 18, 2018 reached all the way into the inner reaches of Whale Cove's sandy cliffs.
Coast Guard and Depoe Bay fire crews rescued a 19-year-old male hiker in the vicinity of Whale Cove, after he reportedly suffered seizures and became immobilized Tuesday evening.
Both Whale Cove and Rocky Creek were in good shape and quite free of debris.