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I have been remiss...last visit was July. Seasonal changes include loss of large summer sand ramp at southmost beach monolith; lengthy steep wavecut bank parallel to ocean with great quantities of large and small driftwood ,some of it (at least ) freed from interment in sand. At N end, Myers Creek's outlet has moved north against base of highway 101 riprap, around an on-beach monolith, then out to sea.About two hours before Your Reporter was there, a very high tide of 7.2 had crested.


Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 5.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Walking or running: 3. Playing in surf: 4. Sitting: 2. premier beach behavior...4 kids playing in Myers Creek by 101 bridge, adults safely out of splashing range. Three smiling people walking northward. One brave wind surfer at mile 24 in heavy surf.


Apparent violations: none.


Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

one seagull, which is notable by its loneliness. No other birds.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces. 2 kelp, i razor clam shell, and a few mussels

Man-made Modifications


Natural Changes

Seasonal steep winter cut banks with lots of driftwood, esp. at S end of mile 23

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Mile 23

January 25, 2023

There was a lot of small plastic debris and natural tree debris along the tide line between Meyers Creek and a short distance south of the stacks.


Mile 23

January 23, 2023

Steep newly cut foredunes and rocks more exposed because of winter waves scouring the beach.

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

August 3, 2022

The cave in one of the monoliths was accessible.

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

January 18, 2022


Bob Harvey

Mile 23

November 30, 2021

The tallest dunes (~10ft) are being eroded as they are each year.

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

July 13, 2021

1 dead murre.

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

May 10, 2021

Illegal ATV tracks recently made running from south to north and back again.

Bob Harvey

Mile 23

April 9, 2021

Parked here to walk Mile 22.