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We documented our beach mile on a very low tide (-2.0). There were a fair number of people out compared to other times. We did find a dead Lingcod (see picture). We also noted a die-off of algae on Fishing Rock compared to February (pictures below). We didn't notice any unusual erosion or improper activity. The beach was remarkably clean.


Temperature: 52 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: -2.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 78. Number of dogs: 9. Walking or running: 50. Playing in surf: 3. Playing in sand: 16. Photography: 2. Tidepooling: 2. Other Activities: two campfires on Lincoln Beach. Pretty normal human activity. Generally everyone was enjoying a nice calm day on Memorial Day weekend.


Cars/trucks parking: 13.

Notable Wildlife

Pigeon Guillemot; Kingfishers, general sea bird activity

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Pretty large Ling Cod

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt). Beach was remarkably clean; Larger than normal number of crab casings

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October 1, 2023

Some unattended digging dogs seemed troubling, and one thing to note was a lack of birds.

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March 4, 2021

A large concrete retaining wall collapsed last weekend (~Feb 27) endangering the stability of one home with others also vulnerable to further erosion.


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February 28, 2021

These photos were taken by Fran Recht, CoastWatch volunteer.


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February 19, 2019

Wonderful day at my favorite beach during King Tide!

Oregon Beach Girl

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December 21, 2018

The ocean became more "foamy" as the day progressed, *see photos.

Oregon Beach Girl

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October 29, 2015

A few groups of people were enjoying the overcast yet bright day and the King Tide.

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March 29, 2015

Very clean beach, little debris and no dead animals.

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June 15, 2014

This Father's Day the combination of temperate weather and unusually low tides brought out many people to enjoy the coast.